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Navy to Get Budget Boost to Help Fix Readiness Shortfalls
After six years of budget cuts, the U.S. Navy is expected to see a funding increase when President Donald Trump's administration unveils its 2018 budget later this week.
The Navy has put its best foot forward abroad. But in Washington, Navy officials have shared bleak statistics that reveal a damaged force.
During a recent embed aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush, VOA saw a fully capable naval force dominating the waterways it roamed while striking Islamic State...