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Senate Committee on Armed Services

The Senate Committee on Armed Services has legislative jurisdiction over military and defense. Any legislation relevant to these topics is referred to the committee for review before moving to the Senate floor. The committee is also responsible for reporting studies on matters relating to the common defense policy of the United States. (source)

http://armed-services.senate.gov/

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

Bills

There are 76 bills referred to this committee: