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{{tnr}}The '''United States House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services''' is a standing committee of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]].  
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{{tnr}}The '''United States House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services''' is a standing committee of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]].
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==Leadership==
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The committee chair in the [[112th United States Congress|112th Congress]] is [[Buck McKeon]] ([[Republican|R]]).
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==Membership==
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===2011-2012 (112th Congress)===
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{{bluedot}} '''Democrats (27)'''
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*[[Adam Smith]] (WA) ''Ranking Member''
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*[[Silvestre Reyes]] (TX)
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*[[Loretta Sanchez]] (CA)
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*[[Mike McIntyre]] (NC)
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*[[Robert A. Brady]] (PA)
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*[[Rob Andrews]] (NJ)
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*[[Susan A. Davis]] (CA)
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*[[James R. Langevin]] (RI)
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*[[Rick Larsen]] (WA)
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*[[Jim Cooper]] (TN)
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*[[Madeleine Z. Bordallo]] (GU)
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*[[Joe Courtney]] (CT)
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*[[David Loebsack]] (IA)
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*[[Gabrielle Giffords]] (AZ)
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*[[Niki Tsongas]] (MA)
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*[[Chellie Pingree]] (ME)
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*[[Larry Kissell]] (NC)
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*[[Martin Heinrich]] (NM)
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*[[William L. Owens]] (NY)
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*[[John Garamendi]] (CA)
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*[[Mark Critz]] (PA)
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*[[Tim Ryan]] (OH)
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*[[C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger]] (MD)
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*[[Hank Johnson]] (GA)
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*[[Betty Sutton]] (OH)
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*[[Colleen Hanabusa]] (HI)
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*[[Kathleen C. Hochul]] (NY)
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{{reddot}} '''Republicans (35)'''
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*[[Howard P. "Buck" McKeon]] (CA) ''Chairman''
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*[[Roscoe G. Bartlett]] (MD)
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*[[Mac Thornberry]] (TX) ''Vice Chairman''
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*[[Walter B. Jones]] (NC)
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*[[W. Todd Akin]] (MO)
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*[[J. Randy Forbes]] (VA)
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*[[Jeff Miller]] (FL)
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*[[Joe Wilson]] (SC)
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*[[Frank A. LoBiondo]] (NJ)
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*[[Michael Turner]] (OH)
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*[[John Kline]] (MN)
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*[[Mike Rogers]] (AL)
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*[[Trent Franks]] (AZ)
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*[[Bill Shuster]] (PA)
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*[[K. Michael Conaway]] (TX)
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*[[Doug Lamborn]] (CO)
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*[[Rob Wittman]] (VA)
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*[[Duncan Hunter]] (CA)
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*[[John C. Fleming]] (LA)
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*[[Mike Coffman]] (CO)
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*[[Thomas J. Rooney]] (FL)
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*[[Todd Russell Platts]] (PA)
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*[[Scott Rigell]] (VA)
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*[[Chris Gibson]] (NY)
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*[[Vicky Hartzler]] (MO)
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*[[Joe Heck]] (NV)
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*[[Bobby Schilling]] (IL)
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*[[Jon Runyan]] (NJ)
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*[[Austin Scott]] (GA)
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*[[Tim Griffin]] (AR)
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*[[Steve Palazzo]] (MS)
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*[[Allen West]] (FL)
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*[[Martha Roby]] (AL)
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*[[Mo Brooks]] (AL)
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*[[Todd Young]] (IN)
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==Subcommittees==
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===Tactical Air and Land Forces===
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Jurisdiction: conducts oversight of ammunition programs, Army and Air Force acquisition programs, all Navy and Marine Corps aviation programs, and National Guard and Army and Air Force National Guard and Reserve, authorizes procurement and R&D programs.<ref name="subs">[http://armedservices.house.gov/index.cfm/subcommittees ''Armed Services Committee, Buck McKeon, Chairman'' "Subcommittees" Accessed January 2012]</ref>
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*112th Congress Chair: [[Roscoe G. Bartlett]] (MD-6)
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===Military Personnel===
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Jurisdiction: responsible for military personnel policy, reserve component integration and employment issues, military health care, military education, and POW/MIA issues.<ref name="subs"/>
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*112th Congress Chair: [[Joe Wilson]] (SC-2)
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===Oversight & Investigations===
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Jurisdiction: conducts studies and investigations across the jurisdiction of the House Armed Services Committee, including inquiries into allegations of waste, fraud, abuse, and wrongdoing and inefficiencies within the Department of Defense.<ref name="subs"/>
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*112th Congress Chair: [[Rob Wittman]] (VA-1)
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===Readiness===
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Jurisdiction: oversees military readiness, training, logistics and maintenance issues and programs, military construction, installations and family housing issues, and the BRAC process. It also oversees civilian personnel, energy security, and environmental issues that affect DOD. <ref name="subs"/>
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*112th Congress Chair: [[J. Randy Forbes]] (VA-4)
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===Seapower & Projection Forces===
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Jurisdiction: provides authorization for Navy and Marine Corps procurement and R&D programs, this subcommittee is committed to reversing the decline in the Navy battle force fleet, strengthening the naval air component, and providing the Marine Corps warfighter with essential equipment for combat operations.<ref name="subs"/>
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*112th Congress Chair: [[W. Todd Akin]] (MO-2)
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===Strategic Forces===
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Jurisdiction: oversees our nation’s strategic weapons, ballistic missile defense, space programs, and Department of Energy national security programs (excluding nonproliferation programs).<ref name="subs"/>
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*112th Congress Chair: [[Michael Turner]] (OH-3)
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===Emerging Threats and Capabilities===
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Jurisdiction: responsible for overseeing counter-terrorism programs and initiatives and counterproliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Additionally, this subcommittee oversees U.S. Special Operations Forces, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), information technology and programs, force protection policy and oversight, and related intelligence support.<ref name="subs"/>
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*112th Congress Chair: [[Michael Turner]] (TX-13)
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==Jurisdiction==
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According to the official [[U.S. House|House]] website, the jurisdiction of the Armed Services Committee includes the following:
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#defense policy generally
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#ongoing military operations
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#the organization and reform of the Department of Defense and Department of Energy
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#counter-drug programs
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#acquisition and industrial base policy
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#technology transfer and export controls
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#joint interoperability,
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#the Cooperative Threat Reduction program
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#Department of Energy nonproliferation programs
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#detainee affairs and policy.
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==Contact==
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2120 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
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<br>Washington, DC 20515
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Phone: (202) 225-4151
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<br>Fax: (202) 225-0858
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==See also==
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*[[U.S. House of Representatives]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.house.gov/committees/ U.S. House Committees]
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*[http://armedservices.house.gov/index.cfm/home Official House Page]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/HouseArmedServicesCommittee Official Committee Facebook Page]
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*[http://twitter.com/#!/HASCRepublicans Official Committee Twitter Page]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/HASCRepublicans?feature=watch Official Committee Youtube Channel]
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==References==
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{{reflist}}
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[[Category:Standing committee, U.S. House]]

Revision as of 18:50, 7 January 2012

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services is a standing committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Leadership

The committee chair in the 112th Congress is Buck McKeon (R).

Membership

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Democratic Party Democrats (27)

Republican Party Republicans (35)

Subcommittees

Tactical Air and Land Forces

Jurisdiction: conducts oversight of ammunition programs, Army and Air Force acquisition programs, all Navy and Marine Corps aviation programs, and National Guard and Army and Air Force National Guard and Reserve, authorizes procurement and R&D programs.[1]

Military Personnel

Jurisdiction: responsible for military personnel policy, reserve component integration and employment issues, military health care, military education, and POW/MIA issues.[1]

Oversight & Investigations

Jurisdiction: conducts studies and investigations across the jurisdiction of the House Armed Services Committee, including inquiries into allegations of waste, fraud, abuse, and wrongdoing and inefficiencies within the Department of Defense.[1]

Readiness

Jurisdiction: oversees military readiness, training, logistics and maintenance issues and programs, military construction, installations and family housing issues, and the BRAC process. It also oversees civilian personnel, energy security, and environmental issues that affect DOD. [1]

Seapower & Projection Forces

Jurisdiction: provides authorization for Navy and Marine Corps procurement and R&D programs, this subcommittee is committed to reversing the decline in the Navy battle force fleet, strengthening the naval air component, and providing the Marine Corps warfighter with essential equipment for combat operations.[1]

Strategic Forces

Jurisdiction: oversees our nation’s strategic weapons, ballistic missile defense, space programs, and Department of Energy national security programs (excluding nonproliferation programs).[1]

Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Jurisdiction: responsible for overseeing counter-terrorism programs and initiatives and counterproliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Additionally, this subcommittee oversees U.S. Special Operations Forces, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), information technology and programs, force protection policy and oversight, and related intelligence support.[1]

Jurisdiction

According to the official House website, the jurisdiction of the Armed Services Committee includes the following:

  1. defense policy generally
  2. ongoing military operations
  3. the organization and reform of the Department of Defense and Department of Energy
  4. counter-drug programs
  5. acquisition and industrial base policy
  6. technology transfer and export controls
  7. joint interoperability,
  8. the Cooperative Threat Reduction program
  9. Department of Energy nonproliferation programs
  10. detainee affairs and policy.

Contact

2120 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: (202) 225-4151
Fax: (202) 225-0858

See also

External links

References