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Mar 21, 2018 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), Member of the House Armed Services Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, introduced the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence Act of 2018. This new legislation would create an independent National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is the ability for computers and machines to learn, without explicitly being programed. It has been described by many as the “new electricity” since it has the potential to transform and permeate every major industry and sector.
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's joint hearing titled “Submarine Industrial Base: Options for Construction.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the Full Committee's hearing entitled, "Assessing the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request and Acquisition Reform Progress." For testimony and other information and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 19, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON, DC - Last week, Fox News highlighted the severe shortfalls facing U.S. Military aviation. The NDAA and the Bipartisan Budget Agreement both fund the military at levels that begin to fix these issues. Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), joined Fox last week to emphasize the importance of passing the Omnibus to fund these critical needs. Read some quotes from the piece below and watch the entire segment here:
Mar 16, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Fox News to talk about the recent Russia sanctions and the importance of funding the military fully. See some of the Chairman's comments below and watch the whole interview here and below:
Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - 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 2019 Budget Request for National Security Space Programs.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
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 “Air Force Airborne ISR Program in the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the Full Committee's hearing entitled, "Security Challenges in Europe and Posture for Inter-state Competition with Russia." For testimony and other information and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - 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 Subcommittee's hearing titled “A Review and Assessment of the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for the Department of Defense Science and Technology Programs.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's joint hearing titled “Air Force Projection Forces Aviation Programs and Capabilities for the 2019 Budget Request.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.

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