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

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

The chairman 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.

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