Still several sailors objected to holding any hearing aboard the carrier at a time they are working almost day and night getting ready to deploy.  “It’s a major disruption to us during planning and preparation,” said one. 

'Carpetbagging' Forbes is moving from his original Chesapeake-based 4th District, because if was redistricted from predominately white to one that is predominately black, to the more ‘lily-white’ Virginia Beach-based 2nd District for political opportunism. 

He is opposed in the June GOP primary by Del. Scott Taylor a former Navy SEAL. Forbes has never served in military service, but as an Washington establishment GOP representative he holds several high-ranking military committee & other congressional assignments, which he's using to promote himself as an expert in military affairs. 

The Virginia News Source endorses and supports Del. Taylor in the  upcoming primary.