Rogers announces GOP armed services committee membership

By John Liang / January 25, 2023 at 4:14 PM

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) has announced the Republicans that will sit on the panel as well as those who will chair subcommittees.

"Our committee has the crucial task of improving our national defense at a time when our nation is faced with unprecedented threats from our adversaries -- including an increasingly aggressive China," Rogers said in a statement. "Our members bring valuable insights and knowledge to the critical decisions made by our committee."

The subcommittee chairmen will be:

  • Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) -- committee vice chairman and tactical air and land forces subcommittee chairman
  • Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) -- strategic forces
  • Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS) -- seapower and projection forces
  • Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) -- cyber, innovative technologies and information systems
  • Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) -- military personnel
  • Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI) -- intelligence and special operations
  • Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) -- readiness

The new Republicans on the committee include:

  • Rep. Carlos Gimenez (R-FL)
  • Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC)
  • Rep. Brad Finstad (R-MN)
  • Rep. Dale Strong (R-AL)
  • Rep. Morgan Luttrell (R-TX)
  • Rep. Jen Kiggans (R-VA)
  • Rep. Nick LaLota (R-NY)
  • Del. James Moylan (R-Guam)
  • Rep. Mark Alford (R-MO)
  • Rep. Cory Mills (R-FL)
  • Rep. Rich McCormick (R-GA)

Rogers also said he intends "to create a special panel to oversee servicemember quality of life which will be led by Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE). We are committed to supporting our servicemembers and their families."