Defense Drumbeats

Jul 12, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Full Committee
(10:00am – 2118 Rayburn – Open)

Full Committee
(10:10am – immediately after prior hearing– 2118 Rayburn – Open)

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
(3:00pm – 2118 Rayburn – Open)

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Full Committee

Jul 11, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

Washington – Today, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon and other members of the committee hosted a press conference to discuss a new Department of Defense (DOD) policy limiting the size of its reports to Congress.

Jul 10, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
Fox Spotlights Defense Cuts and Damaging Effects of Sequestration  


Jun 26, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
In a column in today's POLITICO, Armed Services Chairman Howard P.
Jun 21, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

The massive job losses from sequestration will be felt across all regions of the country and will have a dramatic impact on U.S. economic output, according to a new report from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) presented at a briefing today.  Some key findings from the NAM Report:

Jun 20, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

Lockheed Martin CEO Bob Stevens sat down with reporters yesterday to discuss the impact deep automatic defense cuts will have on his company and the people he employs. 

Jun 19, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
Washington – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P.
Jun 13, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

As the devastating impacts of sequestration grow nearer, two stories in the New York Times and Politico over the weekend described local communities growing anxious and urging lawmakers to act quickly to resolve sequestration. 

Jun 13, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
June 5, 2012

Even as our nation struggles to recover from the financial crisis, America's aerospace and defense industry embodies some of our greatest aspirations for the American economy.