The SG spoke to the Senate Appropriations Committee today. You can see his opening remarks here:
His full written comments can be seen here:
WASHIGNTON (NNS) — The deadline for submitting applications for the 2019 Navy Legislative Fellows Program has been extended to April 13, 2018.
The Legislative Fellows Program allows naval officers, senior enlisted and Department of the Navy civilians to broaden their understanding of the legislative process and the operation of the U.S. Congress through a year-long full-time assignment to the office of a member of the House of Representatives or the Senate.
For more information, visit http://www.navy.mil/local/ola/legislative_fellowship1.asp.
The Navy has been talking about this for years. Here’s an article from Navy Times about recent discussions:
This Military Times article summarizes all of the issues currently being debated in Congress, almost all of which would affect our pay and military medicine: