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Nov 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), respectively the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, will nominate the following individuals to serve on the National Commission on Military Aviation Safety. The Commission is intended to examine underlying causes in recent high profile military aviation accidents. It was established in Section 1087 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2019.

Oct 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON-- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on President Trump’s decision to deploy additional troops to the southern border. The President’s orders are consistent with President Obama’s 2010 and President Bush’s 2006 deployment of troops to assist with border security. Thornberry said:

Oct 25, 2018 Defense Drumbeat

“It is foolish to try and pick and choose what aggression we will stand against and which we will let go unanswered. It is not enough to advocate for a more robust cyber response to Russia’s attempts to meddle in our elections but waiver on our response to their renewed nuclear or territorial ambitions. Likewise, we can’t simply build up our missile defenses and nuclear deterrent but leave significant cyber intrusions unanswered. We have to be willing to do it all.”

Oct 12, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Speaker Paul Ryan on a delegation to Afghanistan this week. Chairman Thornberry made the following statement as he and the Speaker concluded their visit:
Sep 28, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement following the President signing the Defense Appropriations bill:
Sep 28, 2018 Opening Statement
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 “Contributing Factors to C-130 Mishaps and Other Intra-Theater Airlift Challenges.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Sep 27, 2018 Opening Statement
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's joint hearing titled “Overview of Military Review Board Agencies.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Sep 26, 2018 Opening Statement
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the hearing titled “U.S. Strategy in Syria.” For hearing testimony and to watch the hearing live click here.
Sep 26, 2018 Opening Statement
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, regarding the hearing titled: "The Impact of National Defense on the Economy, Diplomacy, and International Order." For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the Defense Appropriations package:

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