Tough truths on Navy readiness emerge at hearing; Ten hijackers seized after tanker crew triggers SSAS alarm

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VIDEO: Tough truths on Navy readiness emerge at hearing
September 8, 2017 — As of June this year, 37 percent of the warfare certifications for cruiser and destroyer crews based in Japan—including certifications for seamanship—had expired. That’s just one of the facts to emerge from a hearing on “Navy Readiness – Underlying Problems Associated with the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain” held yesterday by the Readiness and Seapower & Projection Forces panels of the House Armed Services Committee. 

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