Oversight & Investigations

About the Subcommittee

The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee conducts studies and investigations across the jurisdiction of the House Armed Services Committee, including inquiries into allegations of waste, fraud, abuse, and wrongdoing and inefficiencies within the Department of Defense. Members and staff conduct comprehensive oversight studies of major programs and issues and produce reports for the Committee and DOD providing recommendations and improvements of these programs.

Members of the Subcommittee

Rep. Joseph J. Heck (NV) will lead the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee in the 113th Congress, with Rep. Niki Tsongas (MA) serving as the Ranking Member.



  • Massachusetts Niki Tsongas, Massachusetts Visit Site
  • California Jackie Speier, California Visit Site
  • Tammy Duckworth, Illinois
  • Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii