TRANSCOM chief ranks sealift as top readiness concern

By Justin Katz  
March 7, 2019 at 4:49 PM
The chief officer responsible for transporting military supplies and personnel around the world said sealift is his command's top readiness issue. "Due to the increased age of the sealift fleet, degraded fleet readiness, and wartime requirements, sealift is U.S. [Transportation Command's] No. 1 readiness concern," TRANSCOM chief Gen. Steve Lyons told the House Armed Services subcommittees on seapower and projection forces and readiness today in written testimony . Maritime Administration chief Mark Buzby, who testified today alongside Lyons, echoed those...

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