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Subcommittee to Examine the Status of Coast Guard Infrastructure Next Week

Subcommittee to Examine the Status of Coast Guard Infrastructure Next Week

Washington, D.C., July 21, 2017 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Washington – Next Tuesday the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hold the second of two hearings examining the status of Coast Guard infrastructure and the ability of the infrastructure to meet the Service’s mission needs in the 21st century. At the hearing, the Subcommittee will receive an update on the Coast Guard’s progress toward developing and implementing an unfunded priority list (UPL), five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP), and 20-year Major Acquisition Plan.

The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA), will hold a hearing entitled, “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Coast Guard Sea, Land and Air Capabilities, Part II,” on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witness list:

Panel I

  • Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant, United States Coast Guard

Panel II

  • Rear Admiral Michael J. Haycock, Assistant Commandant for Acquisition and Chief Acquisition Officer, United States Coast Guard
  • Ms. Marie A. Mak, Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management, Government Accountability Office
  • Rear Admiral Richard D. West (Navy Ret.), Chair, Committee on Polar Icebreaker Assessment, National Academy of Sciences
  • Mr. Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs, Congressional Research Service

More information about the hearing, including testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available. 


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