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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
ex officio, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
Portrait of John “Jack” Reed
Ranking Member
Democrat
ex officio, Subcommittee on Airland
Portrait of Tom Cotton
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Airland
Portrait of Joni Ernst
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Portrait of Deb Fischer
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Portrait of James “Jim” Inhofe
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Portrait of Mike Rounds
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
Portrait of Thom Tillis
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on Personnel
Portrait of Roger Wicker
Subcommittee Chair
Republican
chair, Subcommittee on SeaPower
Portrait of Joe Donnelly
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Portrait of Kirsten Gillibrand
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Personnel
Portrait of Martin Heinrich
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Portrait of Mazie Hirono
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on SeaPower
Portrait of Timothy Kaine
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Portrait of Angus King
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Independent
ranking member, Subcommittee on Airland
Portrait of Bill Nelson
Subcommittee Ranking Member
Democrat
ranking member, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
Portrait of Ted Cruz
Republican
Portrait of Lindsey Graham
Republican
Portrait of Claire McCaskill
Democrat
Portrait of David Perdue
Republican
Portrait of Gary Peters
Democrat
Portrait of Benjamin Sasse
Republican
Portrait of Jeanne Shaheen
Democrat
Portrait of Luther Strange
Republican
Portrait of Dan Sullivan
Republican
Portrait of Elizabeth Warren
Democrat

Bills

There are 87 bills referred to this committee: