Scully, Megan
November 2009
Sea Power;Nov2009, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p6
The article offers news briefs related to the U.S. Navy. The U.S. Congress has approved the National Defense Authorization Bill on October 14, 2009 that authorizes funding for 18 Super Hornets aircrafts for the U.S. Navy in 2010. The U.S. Navy leaders, headed by U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, stated that they allow women to serve onboard submarines. The U.S. Navy announces that the 13th Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo/ammunition ship will be named before slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers.


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