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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, will deliver remarks at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) on "National Security and Politics in Turbulent Times." The Chairman will receive the 2018 Nunn Prize. To attend or watch the event live visit CSIS's registration page.
Aug 25, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Tonight Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain:
Aug 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on President Trump’s intent to sign HR 5515, John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. The measure passed the House by a vote of 359-54 and the Senate by 87-10. Chairman Thornberry said:
Aug 9, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. –Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN), respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, commented today on the latest steps in advancing America’s national security in space following the release of DoD’s report on Organizational Management Structure for the National Security Space Components of the Department of Defense. The report was required in the National Defense Authorization Act for FY18. Reps. Rogers and Cooper said:
Jul 31, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the passing of former House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ron Dellums (D-CA):
Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following remarks upon passage of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.
Jul 24, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
“Russia also continues to modernize and invest across the full range of military capability, including new aircraft, submarines, armor, counter-space, and air defense systems, while also modernizing conventional and nuclear strike capabilities. These investments and activities are specifically designed to limit our power projection capability and undermine the credibility of U.S. alliances, especially NATO.”
Jul 24, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
On May 24, 2018, the FY19 NDAA passed the House with an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 351-66. The Senate passed their version of the NDAA by a vote of 85-10. Here are the highlights of the FY19 NDAA Conference Report introduced today:
Jul 24, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
"The final version of the 2019 defense bill offers harsh words for Russia and China, keeping in place restrictions that prevent the US military from cooperating with Moscow."
Jul 23, 2018 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jack Reed (D-RI), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), today announced details of the conference report for the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which authorizes funding for the Department of Defense and the national security programs of the Department of Energy:

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