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Hearing statusPostponed: Hearing titleNavy and Marine Corps Readiness

Time: 09:15am
Location: Room SD-562, Dirksen Senate Office Building
Status: Postponed

This hearing has been POSTPONED. The committee will follow up when a new hearing date has been determined.

To receive testimony on Navy and Marine Corps readiness.

For this hearing, the Senate Armed Services Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of Members, witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room. 

Pursuant to this guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. 

We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, which will be available on this page.

Questions about the feed or general questions about media attendance can be directed to:


  • Honorable Kenneth J. Braithwaite

    Secretary of the Navy
  • General David H. Berger, USMC

    Commandant of the Marine Corps
  • Admiral William K. Lescher, USN

    Vice Chief of Naval Operations