Named as a Conferee for the FY13 National Defense Authorization Act. Congressman Forbes was selected to be a conferee for the FY13 National Defense Authorization Act conference, a bicameral, bipartisan process where the final defense budget bill is decided by select Senate and House members before a final vote in both chambers.
Met with Representatives from the Virginia Ship Repair Association: Congressman Forbes met with Bill Crow, President of the Virginia Ship Repair Association to discuss the economic impact of the ship repair industry in Virginia. The Virginia Ship Repair Association is a regional trade association representing companies engaged in, or supporting, the ship repair industry in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region. As the Chairman of the Readiness Subcommittee, Congressman Forbes is focused on ensuring Virginia's ship repair and maintenance industry remains robust.