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Aug 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - The worst-kept secret in Washington is out: Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday said it is his “hope and expectation”  that President Obama will close the military detention center at Guantanamo Bay before leaving office in January.  Rep. Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,  made the following comments in response to this announcement:

Aug 11, 2016 Press Release



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Claude Chafin (Armed Services Committee)
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Jennifer Hing (Appropriations Committee)

Aug 8, 2016 Defense Drumbeat

By Chirman Mac Thornberry
Excerpts Below - Full Piece Here in RealClearDefense

"Khizr Khan’s remarks about his son’s service in Iraq at the Democrat National Convention last month have provoked a national conversation about military service, sacrifice, and what it will take to keep America safe in the years ahead.

Aug 1, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement:
Jul 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Monday, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, will host an "off camera" press round table to discuss his recent trip to Afghanistan and Iraq and the readiness issues facing the military.  The round table will be open to Capitol Hill credentialed media.  To attend please RSVP to Nick Mikula at nick.mikula@mail.house.gov.

Jul 20, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry, of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement in memory of Committee member Rep. Mark Takai of Hawaii who passed away.
Jul 15, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON - The House Armed Services Committee will have no public events from July 18 - September 2. The Committee continues to work diligently on conferencing the defense bill.
Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, made the following remarks on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “President Obama’s Nuclear Deterrent Modernization Plans and Budgets: The Military Requirements.” For testimony and to watch the hearing live click here.
Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, made the following remarks on the subcommittee's joint hearing titled "Naval Dominance in Undersea Warfare ." For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring Four (4) hearings the week of July 10-16, 2016.

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