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Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-TX) today issued the following statement on the FY21 NDAA process:

“This year, Congress will pass the 60th National Defense Authorization Act. This milestone has been made possible by decades of bipartisanship, regular order, and transparency.

Apr 22, 2020 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON, DC - After being released last week, Rep. Mac Thornberry’s bill to create an Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative focused on building partnerships and alliances to curb China’s global aspirations is making news:
 

Apr 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), ranking member of Strategic Forces Subcommittee, and Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), ranking member of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee on the House Armed Services Committee, made the following joint statement after the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve Ligado company’s plans to take over spectrum for 5G development in a way that would damage GPS and U.S. national security:

Apr 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement after Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a draft order supporting the Ligado company’s plans to take over spectrum for 5G development in a way that would damage GPS and U.S. national security:

Apr 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released a discussion draft of legislation chartering an Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative, modeled on the European Deterrence Initiative. In releasing the legislation, Thornberry said:

Apr 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the resignation of Acting Secretary of the Navy Modly:

Apr 2, 2020 Press Release

THORNBERRY UNVEILS DOD REFORM EFFORT FOR FY21 NDAA

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, today released his latest Department of Defense reform legislation. Consistent with his past efforts, Thornberry is releasing this discussion draft and soliciting feedback well ahead of the FY21 NDAA markup. 

Apr 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Military Personnel, today released a discussion draft of Military Family Readiness legislation they intend to offer for inclusion in the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act. 

Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act:

Mar 24, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on recommendations of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service, following a briefing from several of the commissioners:

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