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May 1, 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, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request for Military Construction, Energy, and Environmental Programs.”

“Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you for calling this important hearing. 

May 1, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the crisis in Venezuela:

"I recently visited the Venezuelan border with House Republican Leader McCarthy. It was clear that the people we met there are desperate to get out from oppression. More than 50 nations have recognized Juan Guaido as the legitimate President of the country. It is time that the people of Venezuela have the chance for a better life."

May 1, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON-- 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, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Department of the Army Modernization Programs."

“Thank you Mr. Chairman, and welcome to our witnesses. 

Apr 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON- House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) and Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-TX) today issued the following statement on the passing of former Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher:
 

Apr 30, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Feres Doctrine - A Policy in Need of Reform?"

"Thank you, Chairwoman Speier.

Apr 10, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON-  Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following remarks at the Committee's hearing titled "FY20 National Defense Authorization Request for the Department of the Navy":

"Thank you Mr. Chairman.

Apr 9, 2019 Defense Drumbeat

WASHINGTON, DC - Last year Military Times published a landmark investigation of military aviation demonstrating that manned aviation accidents “spiked almost 40 percent over the past five years, killing 133 service members since 2013.” This week, Military Times has updated their figures for 2018; finding that while total aviation accidents fel

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Apr 9, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), Ranking Member 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 2020 Budget Request for Atomic Energy Defense Activities."

Apr 9, 2019 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, on the Subcommittee's hearing titled “Evolution, Transformation, and Sustainment: A Review of the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request for U.S. Special Operations Forces and Command.”

"Thank you, Jim. And thank you to our witnesses here today.

Apr 4, 2019 Opening Statement

WASHINGTON-- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following remarks at the Committee's hearing titled "The Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Budget Request for the Department of Army and the Department of the Air Force."

“Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and let me join in welcoming and thanking our witnesses for being here and for their service. 

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