House Members Decry Cuts To Coast Guard Budget

Biesecker, Calvin
April 2013
Defense Daily;4/16/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 13, p11
Market Research Report
The article discusses the move of the U.S. House Republicans and Democrats on two committees to work in reversing the proposed cuts in the Obama administration's 2014 budget request for the Coast Guard. It that the administration is proposing to limit the procurement of patrol boats and maritime patrol aircraft and to reduce the number of uniformed personnel by 850 men and women. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp is profiled.


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