Spencer: Navy, Marine Corps need training requirement relief to focus on readiness

By Lee Hudson / December 14, 2017 at 2:15 PM
The Navy is seeking to reduce some of its training requirements, following a high-level review spurred by numerous ship collisions in U.S. 7th Fleet. In September , Navy Secretary Richard Spencer tapped former Defense Business Board Chairman Michael Bayer and former Chief of Naval Operations retired Adm. Gary Roughead to lead a strategic readiness review. Today, Spencer released the review , which recommends the Navy and Marine Corps meet with Congress to amend or eliminate some training requirements so they...

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