Subcommittees on Seapower and Projection Forces and Readiness Joint Hearing: “State of the Surface Navy”
Thursday, March 3, 2022
(Updated: 11:00am ET – 2118 Rayburn and via WebEx – Open)

Purpose: In the aftermath of the Fitzgerald, McCain, and Bonhomme Richard mishaps, this hearing will allow the witnesses to testify as to the changes that have been implemented within the Surface Navy that will help prevent future mishaps.


Admiral William K. Lescher
Vice Chief of Naval Operations
Department of the Navy

Vice Admiral Roy Kitchener
Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Department of the Navy