Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI) and Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-OK) announced top Democrat and Republican leadership for its seven subcommittees on Tuesday.
“The Senate Armed Services Committee has twenty-six members, seven subcommittees, and one goal: providing for the common defense with strong oversight and accountability. We are pleased to welcome several new subcommittee Chairs and Ranking Members,” announced Reed and Inhofe in a statement.
Subcommittee on Airland (12 members)
Chairwoman: Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
Ranking Member: Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR)
Subcommittee on Cybersecurity (8 members)
Chairman: Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Ranking Member: Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD)
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities (12 members)
Chairman: Sen. Mark Kelly (D-AZ)
Ranking Member: Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)
Subcommittee on Personnel (6 members)
Chair: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Ranking Member: Sen. Tom Tillis (R-NC)
Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support (10 members)
Chairman: Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Ranking Member: Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK)
Subcommittee on Seapower (12 members)
Chair: Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI)
Ranking Member: Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND)
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces (12 members)
Chairman: Sen. Angus King (I-ME)
Ranking Member: Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE)
“Together, we will continue our proud bipartisan tradition of working together to provide our brave service men and women and their families with the resources they need to defend our nation and uphold our shared values,” wrote Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Inhofe in a joint statement.
For descriptions of the subcommittees and their full rosters, please visit the Senate Armed Services Committee’s press release on the topic.
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