House Committee on Appropriations:
Subcommittee on Defense

Chairman:
Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]
Vice Chairman:
Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN1]
Republicans:
10
Democrats:
6

The chairman is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Subcommittee Members

Chairman
Rodney Frelinghuysen
NJ-11
Republican
Vice Chairman
Kay Granger
TX-12
Republican
Ranking Member
Peter Visclosky
IN-1
Democrat
Robert Aderholt
AL-4
Republican
Ken Calvert
CA-42
Republican
John Carter
TX-31
Republican
Tom Cole
OK-4
Republican
Ander Crenshaw
FL-4
Republican
Mario Diaz-Balart
FL-25
Republican
Tom Graves
GA-14
Republican
Steve Israel
NY-3
Democrat
Marcy Kaptur
OH-9
Democrat
Betty McCollum
MN-4
Democrat
A. Dutch Ruppersberger
MD-2
Democrat
Tim Ryan
OH-13
Democrat
Steve Womack
AR-3
Republican