Inside the Navy - May 14, 2018

House mark introduces national commission on military aviation safety

By Lee Hudson  
May 11, 2018 at 3:38 PM
Roughly one week after the Pentagon characterized an uptick in aviation mishaps as "not a crisis," the House Armed Services Committee's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill directs the Defense Department to conduct a study on military aviation safety and establish a national commission. The commission would have eight members -- four appointed by the president; one appointed by the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman; one appointed by the Senate Armed Services Committee ranking member; one appointed...

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