Media Resources

Armed Services Committee Republican Communications Office

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry and Republicans on the committee, generally, respond to media inquiries through the Republican Communications Office located in 2119 Rayburn House Office Building. 

Media with requests for information or interviews should call or email Claude Chafin or John Noonan in the Republican Communications Office at 202-225-4151.   

Covering Public Events of the Armed Services Committee

All public events of the House Armed Services Committee are open to members of the media.  However, some events, such as oversight hearings, may have space constraints.  If that is the case, all efforts will be made to accomodate the media.  

For specific information about committee events, please visit our public schedule

Media Galleries in the U.S. House of Representatives

There are three independent media galleries which operate in the U.S. House of Representatives and serve as liaisons between congressional offices and committees and members of the media.

Below, please find information about the three galleries provided by the U.S. House of Representatives:

  • Radio-TV Correspondents Gallery: Facilitates electronic media coverage of the House of Representatives.  The gallery provides facilities, information, and services to broadcasters and Members of Congress.
  • Daily Press Gallery: Provides access and information to the daily (newspaper) press corps about proceedings of Congress; assists Congressional staff and Members with press related inquiries and events; main filing center and press release drop-off point for the daily print press.
  • Periodical Press Gallery: Serves Members of Congress, magazine, newsletter and online reporters as a press release distribution point, information source and work area.  The Gallery issues credentials to reporters covering the daily sessions of Congress.