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Jun 6, 2017 Defense Drumbeat


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Name: Zach Steacy
Hometown: Philadelphia
Position: Director of legislative operations for the House Armed Services Committee
Age: 34
Alma mater: Connecticut College

Jun 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring one (1) event the week of June 12-16:
Jun 2, 2017 Press Release
HANOI, VIETNAM - While Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc traveled to Washington, DC, this week to meet with President Trump and other U.S. officials, a bipartisan congressional delegation led by House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry discussed defense cooperation, joint POW/MIA efforts, and regional security with officials in Hanoi. The group also visited Hoa Lo prison where they were joined by Senator John McCain who shared stories about the years he spent imprisoned there.
May 31, 2017 Press Release
Tokyo, Japan - In the wake of North Korea's third missile test in recent weeks, a bipartisan delegation led by Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other Japanese military and foreign affairs officials to discuss concerns about the security situation in the region.
May 31, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rep. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement after the successful demonstration of the nation's homeland defense against an ICBM-class target:
May 31, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring two (2) events the week of June 5-9:
May 30, 2017 Press Release
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Beginning a four-nation visit focused on strengthening our Indo-Asia-Pacific alliances and partnerships, a bipartisan congressional delegation led by Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) arrived in Seoul to meet with top U.S. and South Korean military and top government officials.
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.

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