Doesn’t [Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C.,] have more pressing matters to attend to than changing the name of the Navy and Marine Corps (“Navy name change bill sees support,” article, May 6)?

No wonder Congress is so ineffective! It deals in minutia while the rogue elephants are tramping down the village! They should be working on how to reduce spending, cut the deficit and protect the country. Wouldn’t that make us proud?

Semper Fi.

Maj. Bud Kirkland (retired)Warrenton, Va.

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