Committee on Armed Services

Mac Thornberry

Thornberry on Iran Nuclear Agreement

2015/07/01

WASHINGTON - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement after the extension of the June 30 nuclear agreement deadline with Iran: Read More

HASC Hearing Schedule: June 29 - July 3

2015/06/26

WASHINGTON - The House Armed Services Committee will have no hearings or public events during the week of June 29 - July 3. Read More

Opening Remarks of Chairman Rogers

2015/06/26

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, made the following remarks on the hearing titled "Assuring National Security Space: Investing in American Industry to End Reliance on Russian Rocket Engines": Read More

Assuring National Security Space: Investing in American Industry to End Reliance on Russian Rocket Engines

2015/06/26

Witnesses:
Panel 1:

Mr. Salvatore T. “Tory” Bruno
President and Chief Executive Officer
United Launch Alliance

Mr. Rob Meyerson
President
Blue Origin

Ms. Julie Van Kleeck
Vice President, Advanced Space and Launch Programs
Aerojet Rocketdyne
 
Mr. Frank Culbertson
President of Space Systems Group
Orbital ATK

Mr. Jeff Thornburg
Senior Director of Propulsion Engineering
Space Exploration Technologies Corporation

Panel 2:

The Honorable Katrina G. McFarland
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition
Department of Defense
 
General John E. Hyten, USAF
Commander 
Air Force Space Command
 
Lieutenant General Samuel A. Greaves, USAF
Commander
Air Force Space and Missiles Systems Center
 
Dr. Michael D. Griffin
Deputy Chair
RD-180 Availability Risk Mitigation Study

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Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century

2015/06/25

Witnesses:
The Honorable Robert O. Work
Deputy Secretary of Defense
U.S. Department of Defense

The Honorable Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall
Deputy Secretary of Energy
U.S. Department of Energy

Admiral James A. Winnefeld, Jr., USN
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
U.S. Department of Defense

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Opening Remarks of Chairman Thornberry

2015/06/25

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, previews the full committee hearing titled, "Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century": Read More

NDAA Conference Begins

2015/06/25

WASHINGTON - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the naming of conferees by Speaker Boehner (R-OH) to serve on the formal House-Senate Conference committee to resolve the differences in the FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act: Read More

To Defeat The Islamic State, The U.S. Will Have To Go Big

2015/06/25

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Opening Remarks of Chairwoman Hartzler

2015/06/25

WASHINGTON - Today, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation, made the following remarks on the hearing titled "Update on Findings and Recommendations of the 2014 Department of Defense Nuclear Enterprise Review." Read More

Update on Findings and Recommendations of the 2014 Department of Defense Nuclear Enterprise Review

2015/06/25

Witnesses:
Dr. Yisroel Brumer
OSD/Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation

Vice Admiral Terry Benedict, USN
Director, Strategic Systems Programs

Major General Jack Weinstein, USAF
Commander, 20th Air Force

Maj. Gen. Richard M. Clark, USAF
Commander, 8th Air Force

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Opening Remarks Of Chairman Wilson

2015/06/24

WASHINGTON - Today, Chairman Joe Wilson (R-SC), of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following statement on the Subcommittee's hearing titled, "The Counterterrorism Strategy Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): Are We on the Right Path?" Read More

The Counterterrorism Strategy Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): Are We on the Right Path?

2015/06/24

Witnesses:

Ms. Linda Robinson
Senior International Policy Analyst
RAND Corporation

Mr. Brian Fishman
Counterterrorism Research Fellow, International Studies Program
New America Foundation
 
Mr. Michael Eisenstadt
Director, Military & Security Studies Program
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
 
Dr. Frederick W. Kagan
Christopher Demuth Chair and Director, Critical Threats Project
American Enterprise Institute

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Thornberry Outlines Russia Strategy

2015/06/23

WASHINGTON - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, delivered remarks today at the Atlantic Council. The Chairman outlined his strategy to deal with Russia and other challenges. The remarks as delivered can be read here. Read More

Update: HASC Hearing Schedule: June 22-26

2015/06/22

WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring (5) hearings the week of June 22-26, 2015. Read More

Thornberry To Deliver Remarks on Russia To The Atlantic Council

2015/06/22

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, will deliver remarks on Russia to The Atlantic Council on Tuesday. This is an open media event. Read More

Thornberry on Senate Passage of FY16 NDAA

2015/06/19

WASHINGTON - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the Senate's passage of the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act: Read More

Update: HASC Hearing Schedule: June 22-26

2015/06/19

WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring (5) hearings the week of June 22-26, 2015. Read More

“U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Middle East”

2015/06/17

Witnesses:

The Honorable Ashton B. Carter
Secretary of Defense  

General Martin E. Dempsey, USA 
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

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Opening Remarks of Chairman Forbes

2015/06/17

WASHINGTON - Today, Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA), of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower & Projection Forces, made the following statement about the Subcommittee's hearing titled "Capacity of the U.S. Navy to Project Power with Large Surface Combatants:" Read More

“Capacity of U.S. Navy to Project Power with Large Surface Combatants”

2015/06/17

Witnesses:

 

RADM Victorino G. “Vic” Mercado, USN
Director, Assessment Division (N81)

RADM Peter Fanta, USN
Director, Surface Warfare (N96)

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