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THORNBERRY ANNOUNCES NEW ARMED SERVICES LEADERSHIP TEAM

Aug 21, 2017
Press Release
JEN STEWART NAMED STAFF DIRECTOR

WASHINGTON - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today announced a new staff leadership team for the Committee. Beginning September 5, Jen Stewart will assume the role of Staff Director. Jenness Simler will continue to serve as Deputy Staff Director. Prior to joining the Committee, Stewart served as National Security Advisor to Speaker Bohener and Speaker Ryan. She currently serves as the Senior Advisor to General Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In announcing the leadership team, Chairman Thornberry said:

“I am excited about the team that will be leading the HASC staff. As Staff Director, Jen’s experience, talents, and commitment to the nation’s security will augment our already considerable staff resources. Jen and Jenness’ skill and dedication are the perfect combination to lead the committee going forward. Together, they will be invaluable to the House as we fulfill our first constitutional obligation, to keep the country safe.”

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