"I'm pleased to have this opportunity to speak with Admiral Greenert about the challenges facing our Navy, from a rapidly shrinking Fleet to the continuing impacts of sequestration. There is no better time to begin looking ahead at the future of American Seapower and what type of investments must be made today to ensure our naval predominance in the decades to come," Congressman Forbes said.
WHO: Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, and Admiral Jonathan Greenert, USN, Chief of Naval Operations.
WHAT: A discussion on the Navy's future, the threat of sequestration, shipbuilding and ship maintenance issues and global perspectives hosted by the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. A media availability will follow the program.
WHEN: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 12:00 PM.
WHERE: Town Center City Club
222 Central Park Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23462