As lawmakers decide whether to find the funds necessary to refuel the aircraft carrier CVN-73 USS George Washington and keep its related carrier wing, supporters and detractors of the plan are taking the fight to Congress. The Pentagon’s fiscal 2015 request includes funding only to complete defueling. U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Va.), chairman of the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee, has said the U.S. will find the money to fund the carrier’s ...


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