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Oct 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the updated shipbuilding plan announced today:

Oct 2, 2020 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, before a joint hearing with House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation titled "Strengthening Biological Security: Traditional Threats and Emerging Challenges":

Sep 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the release of the China Task Force report. The China Task Force was comprised of 15 House Republicans representing 11 committees, including several Armed Services Members. In compiling its recommendations the Task Force heard from 130 experts, including policy experts, business leaders, and Members of Congress.

Sep 30, 2020 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement at the Committee's FY21 hearing titled “U.S. Defense Posture Changes in the European Theater”:

“Thank you Mr. Chairman, and I appreciate having this hearing on this topic.  I agree that it is important, and in addition that there are provisions in the current conference with the Senate on this year’s NDAA which touch on these issues.  

Sep 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Today the bipartisan Future of Defense Task Force released their final report, findings, and recommendations, following a months-long review of U.S. defense assets and capabilities. Co-Chaired by Reps.

Sep 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- The Brookings Institution will host a conversation with the bipartisan Future of Defense Task Force co-chairs – Representatives Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) and Jim Banks (R-Ind.) – ahead of the anticipated release of the panel’s final report. 

Sep 22, 2020 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air And Land Forces, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, ahead of the Subcommittee's hearing on the Army's conventional ammunition industrial base:

"Thank you Mr. Chairman.

Sep 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on Department of Defense efforts to facilitate spectrum sharing as part of an effort to accelerate 5G deployment:

Sep 17, 2020 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, before the Subcommittee's hearing on the National Security AI Commission:

"Thank you, Chairman Langevin. 

Sep 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- A portrait of Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) ranking member and former chairman of the House Armed Services Committee will soon hang in the Committee’s main hearing room, joining the portraits of fourteen other former committee chairmen. Thornberry announced his retirement from Congress late last year. The House of Representatives received the portrait for the House Collection of Committee Chairmen and Chairwomen today.

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