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Senate Committee on Armed Services:
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Chair:
Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA]
Ranking Member:
Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM]
Republicans:
6
Democrats:
5

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 Joni Ernst
Chair
Joni Ernst
Iowa
Republican
Portrait of Martin Heinrich
Ranking Member
Martin Heinrich
New Mexico
Democrat
Portrait of John McCain
Ex Officio
John McCain
Arizona
Republican
Portrait of John “Jack” Reed
Ex Officio
John “Jack” Reed
Rhode Island
Democrat
Portrait of Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz
Texas
Republican
Portrait of Deb Fischer
Deb Fischer
Nebraska
Republican
Portrait of Bill Nelson
Bill Nelson
Florida
Democrat
Portrait of David Perdue
David Perdue
Georgia
Republican
Portrait of Gary Peters
Gary Peters
Michigan
Democrat
Portrait of Jeanne Shaheen
Jeanne Shaheen
New Hampshire
Democrat
Portrait of Roger Wicker
Roger Wicker
Mississippi
Republican
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