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House Committee on Armed Services

The House Committee on Armed Services has legislative jurisdiction over military and defense. (source)


Chair:
Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA9]
Vice Chair:
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD4]
Ranking Member:
Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
Democrats:
31
Republicans:
26

The chair 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.

Members

Portrait of Adam Smith
Chair
Democrat
WA-9
Portrait of Anthony Brown
Vice Chair
Democrat
MD-4
Portrait of Mac Thornberry
Ranking Member
Republican
TX-13
Portrait of Jim Cooper
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
TN-5
chair, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Portrait of Joe Courtney
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
CT-2
chair, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
Portrait of John Garamendi
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
CA-3
chair, Subcommittee on Readiness
Portrait of James “Jim” Langevin
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
RI-2
Portrait of Donald Norcross
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
NJ-1
chair, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
Portrait of Jackie Speier
Subcommittee Chair
Democrat
CA-14
chair, Subcommittee on Military Personnel
Portrait of Gilbert Cisneros
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Democrat
CA-39
vice chair, Subcommittee on Military Personnel
Portrait of Jason Crow
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Democrat
CO-6
Portrait of Kendra Horn
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Democrat
OK-5
vice chair, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Portrait of Andy Kim
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Democrat
NJ-3
vice chair, Subcommittee on Readiness
Portrait of Elaine Luria
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Democrat
VA-2
vice chair, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
Portrait of Xochitl Torres Small
Subcommittee Vice Chair
Democrat
NM-2
vice chair, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
Portrait of Vicky Hartzler
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
MO-4
ranking member, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
Portrait of Trent Kelly
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
MS-1
ranking member, Subcommittee on Military Personnel
Portrait of Doug Lamborn
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
CO-5
ranking member, Subcommittee on Readiness
Portrait of Elise Stefanik
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
NY-21
Portrait of Michael Turner
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
OH-10
ranking member, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Portrait of Robert Wittman
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Republican
VA-1
ranking member, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
Portrait of Ralph Abraham
Republican
LA-5
Portrait of Don Bacon
Republican
NE-2
Portrait of Jim Banks
Republican
IN-3
Portrait of Jack Bergman
Republican
MI-1
Portrait of Rob Bishop
Republican
UT-1
Portrait of Anthony Brindisi
Democrat
NY-22
Portrait of Mo Brooks
Republican
AL-5
Portrait of Bradley Byrne
Republican
AL-1
Portrait of Salud Carbajal
Democrat
CA-24
Portrait of Liz Cheney
Republican
Wyoming
Portrait of Michael Conaway
Republican
TX-11
Portrait of Paul Cook
Republican
CA-8
Portrait of Susan Davis
Democrat
CA-53
Portrait of Scott DesJarlais
Republican
TN-4
Portrait of Veronica Escobar
Democrat
TX-16
Portrait of Tulsi Gabbard
Democrat
HI-2
Portrait of Matt Gaetz
Republican
FL-1
Portrait of Mike Gallagher
Republican
WI-8
Portrait of Ruben Gallego
Democrat
AZ-7
Portrait of Jared Golden
Democrat
ME-2
Portrait of Sam Graves
Republican
MO-6
Portrait of Debra Haaland
Democrat
NM-1
Portrait of Chrissy Houlahan
Democrat
PA-6
Portrait of William Keating
Democrat
MA-9
Portrait of Ro Khanna
Democrat
CA-17
Portrait of Rick Larsen
Democrat
WA-2
Portrait of Paul Mitchell
Republican
MI-10
Portrait of Seth Moulton
Democrat
MA-6
Portrait of Mike Rogers
Republican
AL-3
Portrait of Austin Scott
Republican
GA-8
Portrait of Mikie Sherrill
Democrat
NJ-11
Portrait of Elissa Slotkin
Democrat
MI-8
Portrait of Lori Trahan
Democrat
MA-3
Portrait of Filemon Vela
Democrat
TX-34
Portrait of Michael Waltz
Republican
FL-6
Portrait of Joe Wilson
Republican
SC-2

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

There are 529 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100:

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Smith Condemns Executive Order Establishing Schedule F Appointments
    — Oct 23, 2020

Top National Security Democrats to Esper: Commit to Current U.S. Troop Levels on Korean Peninsula
    — Oct 9, 2020

Smith Statement on the Military Leadership Quarantine for COVID
    — Oct 6, 2020

Thornberry on Updated Navy Shipbuilding Plan
    — Oct 6, 2020

Thornberry on China Task Force Report
    — Sep 30, 2020

Future of Defense Task Force Releases Final Report
    — Sep 29, 2020

Future of Defense Task Force Releases Final Report
    — Sep 29, 2020

TOMORROW: Future of Defense Task Force Unveils Final Report at the Brookings Institution
    — Sep 24, 2020

HASC Schedule: September 28 – October 2
    — Sep 24, 2020

MEDIA ALERT: Task Force Co-Chairs To Discuss Completed Report And Its Findings
    — Sep 24, 2020

Smith Statement on Defense Department Misuse of CARES Act COVID Relief Funds
    — Sep 22, 2020

Thornberry on DOD Spectrum Sharing
    — Sep 20, 2020

Thornberry Portrait to Hang in HASC Hearing Room
    — Sep 17, 2020

Thornberry Portrait to Hang in HASC Hearing Room
    — Sep 17, 2020

HASC Schedule: September 21 - 25
    — Sep 16, 2020

Smith Statement on Israel, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain Normalization Agreement
    — Sep 15, 2020

Armed Services and Oversight Subcommittees Open Investigation Into Recent Service Member Deaths at Fort Hood
    — Sep 8, 2020

HASC Schedule: September 14 - 18
    — Sep 8, 2020

Chairman Smith Statement on Trump’s Lack of Respect for the Military
    — Sep 5, 2020

Smith and Menendez Statement on the Immense Costs of Allowing the New START Treaty to Expire
    — Aug 26, 2020