WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced March 2 that the Navy will go ahead with reductions in spending in order to meet the fiscal constraints imposed by sequestration.
In ALNAV 014/13, Mabus outlined a variety of reductions in operations, training and maintenance. The text of the message can be found on the Navy Live blog here: http://navylive.dodlive.mil/2013/03/02/department-of-the-navy-response-to-sequestration/
In addition to the ALNAV, the Navy Live blog also has a list of the five things Sailors, Navy civilians and Navy families need to know about sequestration. The list can be found here: http://navylive.dodlive.mil/2013/03/01/five-things-you-need-to-know-about-march-1/