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Jul 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee and Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, have appointed the following individuals to serve on the Commission on the National Defense Strategy for the United States:
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring one (1) event the week of July 24 through 28:

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

"Evaluating DOD Equipment and Uniform Procurement in Iraq and Afghanistan"

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) made the following comments about Senator John McCain:
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Ranking Member Jim Cooper (D-TN) hosted a briefing open to the full committee on historical perspectives of leadership and acquisition challenges in national security space. After the briefing, the Chairman and Ranking Member made the following remarks:
Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 with a vote of 344-81. Upon passage, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement:
Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, July 14, 2017, at approximately 11:30 AM, Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a press conference on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 -- bipartisan, annual legislation that provides for the readiness, resources, and reform needed for our military to effectively and efficiently defend our country and its interests. NOTE: This is an update from the previous scheduling notice.
Jul 14, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
On Monday 15 Marines and one Navy sailor died when a Marine KC-130 crashed, with debris covering a field in Mississippi. It’s too early to draw conclusions about what caused the transport plane to suffer a catastrophic failure on its flight from North Carolina to California, reportedly at cruising altitude. But such tragedies are becoming more routine and deserve some attention.
Jul 14, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON - Today the House passed the NDAA with a strong bipartisan vote of 344-81. Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, delivered a closing floor speech in support of the bill. Read some of his remarks below and watch the speech here:
Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, July 14, 2017, at approximately 2:00pm, Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a press conference on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 -- bipartisan, annual legislation that provides for the readiness, resources, and reform needed for our military to effectively and efficiently defend our country and its interests.
Jul 13, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
As the House debates the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act this week, the conservative Heritage Foundation has just released an influential report that argues defense spending should be “sized to our obligations” and underwrite the capabilities needed to meet those obligations.

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