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Nov 13, 2019 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on reports that an additional Continuing Resolution will extend until December 20th:

Nov 13, 2019 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 a joint hearing with the Subcommittee on Readiness titled "F-35 Program Update: Sustainment, Production, and Affordability Challenges." 

"As the Chairman mentioned this hearing continues the committee’s ongoing oversight and continuing review of the F-35 program. 

Nov 13, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC -Today, Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, ahead of a joint hearing with the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces titled, "F-35 Program Update: Sustainment, Production, and Affordability Challenges.”

Nov 6, 2019 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Dallas Morning News featured a column by Ranking Member Thornberry in which he once again raised the alarm about the dangers of a full-year Continuing Resolution.  You can read excerpts below:

Nov 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Reps Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Kay Granger (R-TX) and Steve Womack (R-AR), Republican leaders of the House Armed Services, Appropriations, and Budget Committees respectively, issued a stark warning to their colleagues today on the damage a full-year continuing resolution would do to America’s military.

Oct 29, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON- Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), Co-Chairman of the Committee's bi-partisan Defense Innovation Task Force made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, ahead of a hearing titled "Theories of Victory: Innovation and National Security":

"Thank you, Seth.

Oct 27, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi:
 
Oct 22, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, ahead of a hearing titled "Ship and Submarine Maintenance: Cost and Schedule Challenges."

Oct 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) announced the official activation of the Future of Defense Task Force.

The bipartisan Future of Defense Task Force is chartered to review U.S. defense assets and capabilities and assess the state of the national security innovation base to meet emerging threats. 

The Task Force is co-chaired by Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) and Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.). 

Oct 16, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, ahead of a joint hearing with the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities titled "Resiliency of Military Installations to Emerging Threats.”

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