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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.
Jul 13, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) opposed an amendment that ties any authorized spending on defense to the amount spent on non-defense priorities.
Jul 13, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
The FY18 NDAA, which does not authorize a BRAC round, passed through Committee with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 60 to 1.
Jul 12, 2017 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON - Today, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX) joined Speaker Ryan, Leader McCarthy, Conference Chair McMorris Rodgers and others to talk about the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) at the leadership stakeout.

Jul 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - This week, H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 heads to the House Floor.
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Chairman Mac Thornberry of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement after the Committee approved the FY18 NDAA with a bipartisan vote of 60 to 1:

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