Mayport Preparing For Nuclear Carrier, But Homeport Still On Shelf
He talked about the importance of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia to Navy operations.
The long-range plans still call for homeporting a nuclear aircraft carrier at Mayport, but budget cuts have forced that to be delayed.
In the meantime, Greenert says preparations are continuing to get Mayport nuclear carrier ready, which will allow a carrier to come to Mayport if it needs to be serviced.
A base-wide power outage hit NAS Jax just as Congressman Ander Crenshaw was about to introduce Greenert, so the Admiral had to abandon his Power Point presentation.