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USS George Washington suicides spark legislation for quality-of-life improvements on ships undergoing lengthy repairs


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WASHINGTON — Sailors assigned to ships undergoing lengthy maintenance work such as the USS George Washington could receive extra pay and quality-of-life improvements next fiscal year as lawmakers seek to mitigate a military suicide crisis.

Amendments included in a House draft of the 2023 defense policy bill would pay an additional $200 per month to sailors working on ships docked for nuclear refueling and complex overhauls, subsidize the cost of moving closer to the shipyard, and force the Navy to confront low morale caused by poor working and living conditions aboard the vessels.

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