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VCNO Testifies on FY14 Readiness

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires its MK 45 5-Inch lightweight gun during a board of inspection and survey (INSURV) rehearsal. Curtis Wilbur is part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, in support of regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, April 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gregory A. Harden II/Released)

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mark Ferguson testified to the Senate Armed Services Committee today about the Navy’s readiness in review of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget request. Below are his opening statements. Madam Chairwoman, Senator Ayotte and distinguished members of the Committee, I appreciate the opportunity to testify on Navy readiness …

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