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Mar 16, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Chairman Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Fox News to talk about the recent Russia sanctions and the importance of funding the military fully. See some of the Chairman's comments below and watch the whole interview here and below:
Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for National Security Space Programs.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mike 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 “Air Force Airborne ISR Program in the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the Full Committee's hearing entitled, "Security Challenges in Europe and Posture for Inter-state Competition with Russia." For testimony and other information and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “A Review and Assessment of the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for the Department of Defense Science and Technology Programs.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
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 “Air Force Projection Forces Aviation Programs and Capabilities for the 2019 Budget Request.” For testimony and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery, at the Full Committee's hearing entitled, "Space Warfighting Readiness: Policies, Authorities, and Capabilities." For testimony and other information and to watch the hearing click here.
Mar 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring six (6) events the week of March 12-16.
Mar 13, 2018 Defense Drumbeat
The primary job of the federal government is to provide for the common defense, yet today only 15 percent of the budget is devoted to that task. While our military personnel will always try to do whatever is asked of them, years of inadequate and unpredictable funding have taken a real toll. Much of their equipment is old and worn out, and too often they have not been getting the training they need to do what the nation asks. In 2017 about four times as many service members lost their lives in routine training and operations than in hostile actions.
Mar 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring eight (8) events the week of March 19-23.

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