Washington, DC - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) released the following statement congratulating members on their appointments to the House Armed Services Committee for 116th Congress:

“I am very pleased to welcome Reps. Bill Keating, Filemon Vela, Andy Kim, Kendra Horn, Gil Cisneros, Chrissy Houlahan, Jason Crow, Xochitl Torres Small, Elissa Slotkin, Mikie Sherrill, Katie Hill, Veronica Escobar, Deb Haaland, Jared Golden, Lori Trahan, Elaine Luria, and all of our returning members to the House Armed Services Committee. I look forward to working with all of you to improve our country’s national security and support our men and women in uniform.”