Senate Committee on Armed Services

Chairman
Sen. John McCain [R-AZ]
Ranking Member
Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI]

The chairman is always selected from the majority party. The ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party.

Republicans
14
Democrats
11
Independents
1
Track Committee
Official Website: http://armed-services.senate.gov/

Committee Members

Chairman
John McCain
Arizona
Republican
Ranking Member
John “Jack” Reed
Rhode Island
Democrat
Readiness ...
Kelly Ayotte
New Hampshire
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Airland
Tom Cotton
Arkansas
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Airland
Emerging ...
Deb Fischer
Nebraska
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Personnel
Lindsey Graham
South Carolina
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Personnel
Strategic ...
Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions
Alabama
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
SeaPower
Roger Wicker
Mississippi
Republican
Chair, Subcommittee on SeaPower
Richard Blumenthal
Connecticut
Democrat
Ted Cruz
Texas
Republican
Joe Donnelly
Indiana
Democrat
Joni Ernst
Iowa
Republican
Kirsten Gillibrand
New York
Democrat
Martin Heinrich
New Mexico
Democrat
Mazie Hirono
Hawaii
Democrat
James “Jim” Inhofe
Oklahoma
Republican
Timothy Kaine
Virginia
Democrat
Angus King
Maine
Independent
Mike Lee
Utah
Republican
Joe Manchin III
West Virginia
Democrat
Claire McCaskill
Missouri
Democrat
Bill Nelson
Florida
Democrat
Mike Rounds
South Dakota
Republican
Jeanne Shaheen
New Hampshire
Democrat
Dan Sullivan
Alaska
Republican
Thom Tillis
North Carolina
Republican

Committee Bills

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Recent Activity

Committee Meeting

Senate Committee on Armed Services Meeting

Hearings to examine U.S. Central Command, U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Special Operations Command programs and budget in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program; with the possibility of a closed session in SVC-217 following the open session. (Location: SD-G50)

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Mar 26, 2015 9:30 a.m.