skip to main content

Senate Committee on Armed Services

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

Chair:
Sen. John McCain [R-AZ]
Ranking Member:
Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI]
Republicans:
14
Democrats:
12
Independents:
1

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 John McCain
Chair
Republican
Arizona
ex officio, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Portrait of John “Jack” Reed
Ranking Member
Democrat
Rhode Island
ex officio, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Portrait of Tom Cotton
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Arkansas
chair, Subcommittee on Airland
Portrait of Joni Ernst
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Iowa
chair, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Portrait of Deb Fischer
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Nebraska
chair, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Portrait of James “Jim” Inhofe
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Oklahoma
chair, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Portrait of Mike Rounds
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
South Dakota
chair, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
Portrait of Thom Tillis
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
North Carolina
chair, Subcommittee on Personnel
Portrait of Roger Wicker
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
Mississippi
chair, Subcommittee on SeaPower
Portrait of Joe Donnelly
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Indiana
ranking member, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Portrait of Kirsten Gillibrand
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
New York
ranking member, Subcommittee on Personnel
Portrait of Martin Heinrich
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
New Mexico
ranking member, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Portrait of Mazie Hirono
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Hawaii
ranking member, Subcommittee on SeaPower
Portrait of Timothy Kaine
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Virginia
ranking member, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Portrait of Angus King
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Independent
Maine
ranking member, Subcommittee on Airland
Portrait of Bill Nelson
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
Florida
ranking member, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
Portrait of Richard Blumenthal
Democrat
Connecticut
Portrait of Ted Cruz
Republican
Texas
Portrait of Lindsey Graham
Republican
South Carolina
Portrait of Claire McCaskill
Democrat
Missouri
Portrait of David Perdue
Republican
Georgia
Portrait of Gary Peters
Democrat
Michigan
Portrait of Benjamin Sasse
Republican
Nebraska
Portrait of Tim Scott
Republican
South Carolina
Portrait of Jeanne Shaheen
Democrat
New Hampshire
Portrait of Dan Sullivan
Republican
Alaska
Portrait of Elizabeth Warren
Democrat
Massachusetts

Bills

There are 127 bills referred to this committee. Below find the top 100: