Navy again proposes disestablishing National Defense Sealift Fund

By Justin Doubleday / February 16, 2016 at 9:02 AM
The Navy is aiming to zero out a fund used for sealift and auxiliary ships, a move the service first tried and failed to make two years ago, but may now have a better chance of getting approved after congressional appropriators prohibited using the account to award new contracts in the latest annual spending bill. The service included no funding for the National Defense Sealift Fund in its FY-17 budget request released Feb. 9. According to the service's budget highlights...

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