Pence: Navy will not retire Truman aircraft carrier

By Mallory Shelbourne / April 30, 2019 at 3:08 PM
Vice President Mike Pence told sailors aboard the Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) today the service will not retire the aircraft carrier, despite the Pentagon’s push to opt out of the vessels’ mid-life refueling and complex overhaul. “I know that the future of this aircraft carrier is the subject of some budget discussions in Washington, DC,” Pence said. “And as we continue to fight Congress to make sure that our military has the resources you need to accomplish your mission, President...

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