Days
Hrs
Min
Sec
 Fiscal 2017 budget deadline

 

Ahoy, Bush!

It’s ships ahoy for the USS George H. W. Bush. America’s newest aircraft carrier will deploy on its maiden combat mission today. It’s part of a carrier and strike group with nearly 6,000 sailors. They leave Norfolk, Virginia this morning for a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf.

This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily DoD Report. For more defense news, click here.