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May 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON –Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of House Armed Services Committee, introduced a bill this week to help strengthen the stability and security of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The Strengthening Security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Act (H.R. 2621) increases critical capabilities to support U.S. military readiness, deter aggression, and to respond rapidly to crises in the region. It also bolsters U.S. alliances and partnerships there.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled "Fiscal Year 2018 Priorities for Nuclear Forces and Atomic Energy Defense Activities." For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
May 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower & Projection Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Air Force Projection Forces Aviation Programs and Capabilities for the 2018 Budget Request.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled "Ground Force Modernization Programs and the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request ." For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following comments on the bipartisan passage of the PRIVATE Act. The bill protects troops from nonconsensual sharing of intimate images by other military members. It also gives the military additional tools to prosecute perpetrators and to prevent offenses in the future by defining when private photo sharing is a criminal act, which is not as clear as it should be in current military law. The Chairman said:
May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower & Projection Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Department of the Navy Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the hearing titled “Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request for U.S. Cyber Command: Cyber Mission Force Support to Department of Defense Operations.” For hearing testimony and to watch the hearing live click here.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring five (5) events the week of May 22 through 26:
May 22, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, spoke at Brookings with Mike O'Hanlon, senior fellow at Brookings, on military readiness, modernization and innovation:
May 22, 2017 Defense Drumbeat

Chairman Mac Thornberry continues to maintain that a $640B defense budget is required to begin repairing and rebuilding our military.  The Chairman detailed the case for this topline number in the Committee’s annual Views & Estimates letter to the House Budget Committee.  For additional information abo

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