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Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Staff will host bipartisan background briefings ahead of subcommittee markups on Tuesday, June 20. 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.
Jun 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - The House Armed Services Committee will markup the FY18 NDAA on June 28th. During the course of the markup, the Committee will distribute electronic copies of NDAA amendments via e-mail to interested Capitol Hill credentialed media. Amendments will be emailed as they are called up for consideration by the Committee. To ensure timely distribution, subscribers to these emails will be limited to media with Capitol Hill credentials. Additionally, credentialed media outlets will be limited to one e-mail address each.
Jun 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring 6 markups the week of June 19-23. This is the first part of the markup process for the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.
Jun 13, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
Last night, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff testified before the House Armed Services Committee.
Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON--Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the hearing entitled, "The Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of Defense." For testimony and other information and to watch the hearing click here.
Jun 12, 2017 Defense Drumbeat
TODAY, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), joined America's Newsroom to discuss the defense budget and his piece in the Wall Street Journal yesterday. Watch the full hit below:
Jun 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - The House Armed Services Majority and Minority Communications offices will host an off-the-record session for credentialed media to discuss logistics for the FY18 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 1:30 PM on Tuesday, June 13th, in room 2118.
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) introduced H.R. 2810, the "by request" version of the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This is the first legislative step to begin the process of crafting the NDAA.
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA), of the House Armed Services Committee, Chairwoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and Ranking Member James Langevin (D-RI), of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, introduced H.R. 2807, that strengthens Congressional oversight of sensitive military cyber operations and cyber weapons. To read the bill language click here. In describing the bill, the members said:
Jun 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Michael 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 "Combat Aviation Modernization Programs and the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request." For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.

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