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Apr 24, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
Last month, Congress reversed the decline in military funding after years of budget cuts forced our troops to do too much with too little. Congress must now ensure these funds are spent wisely. That means reforming outdated Pentagon bureaucracies to bolster agility, cut red tape and ensure more cost-effective use of taxpayer money...
Apr 24, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, will join Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) for a conversation about his proposals to streamline Pentagon operations to ensure that critical defense dollars are spent more effectively and efficiently. Tune in live today, April 24, at 4:00 PM EDT.
Apr 23, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Armed Services Committee Staff will host bipartisan background briefings on Wednesday April 25, ahead of subcommittee markups. These briefings will cover topics in the subcommittee marks and give press an opportunity to learn more about the provisions in the bill before the markups commence. The background briefings are off-camera and open to Capitol Hill credentialed media only. Each background briefing will last approximately 30 minutes.
Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The House Armed Services Majority and Minority Communications offices will host an off-the-record session for credentialed media to discuss logistics for the FY19 NDAA markups.  The briefing will cover both Subcommittee and Full Committee markups, release of legislation, and distribution of other materials.  The session will be today at 

Apr 19, 2018 Opening Statement
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Army Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request Readiness Posture.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Apr 19, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON, DC - This week, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) unveiled his latest round of defense reform proposals. This year’s draft legislation includes a proposal that advances the Committee’s efforts to reform how the Department of Defense buys goods and services. The second aims to speed decision making and get more capability in the hands of the warfighter faster by reforming 28 quasi-independent agencies within DOD that are part of what is known as the “4th Estate.”
Apr 18, 2018 Opening Statement
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Fiscal Year 2019 Energy, Installations and Environment Budget Request.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring six (6) events the week of April 23-27.
Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - The House Armed Services Majority and Minority Communications offices will host an off-the-record session for credentialed media to discuss logistics for the FY19 NDAA markups. The briefing will cover both Subcommittee and Full Committee markups, release of legislation, and distribution of other materials. The session will be at 3:00 PM on Thursday, April 19, in room 2118.
Apr 18, 2018 Opening Statement
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mike 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.

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