No Relief Aboard Brand-New USS George H.W. Bush

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USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf last Friday / Navy photo by Kasey Krall

It seems the toilets aboard the aircraft carrier have been balky, and too often MIA, over the first six months of its maiden voyage. Reports the Virginian-Pilot:

“It definitely affects my morale,” said [Petty Officer 1st Class Richard] Frakes, an aviation mechanic. “When I was unable to relieve myself for two days, I was irate to say the least.”