Senate Committee on Appropriations:
Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies

Chairman:
Sen. Mark Kirk [R-IL]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT]
Republicans:
9
Democrats:
8

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
Mark Kirk
Illinois
Republican
Ranking Member
Jon Tester
Montana
Democrat
Ex Officio
Thad Cochran
Mississippi
Republican
Ex Officio
Barbara Mikulski
Maryland
Democrat
Tammy Baldwin
Wisconsin
Democrat
John Boozman
Arkansas
Republican
Shelley Capito
West Virginia
Republican
Bill Cassidy
Louisiana
Republican
Susan Collins
Maine
Republican
John Hoeven
North Dakota
Republican
Mitch McConnell
Kentucky
Republican
Lisa Murkowski
Alaska
Republican
Christopher Murphy
Connecticut
Democrat
Patty Murray
Washington
Democrat
John “Jack” Reed
Rhode Island
Democrat
Brian Schatz
Hawaii
Democrat
Tom Udall
New Mexico
Democrat