House Committee on Armed Services
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The House Committee on Armed Services, commonly known as the House Armed Services Committee, is a standing committee of the United States House of Representatives. It is responsible for funding and oversight of the Department of Defense (DOD) and the United States armed forces, as well as substantial portions of the Department of Energy.
- Subcommittee on Air and Land Forces
- Subcommittee on Readiness
- Subcommittee on Seapower and Expeditionary Forces
- Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
- Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities
- Strategic Forces Subcommittee
- Military Personnel Subcommittee
On September 10, 2007, General David Petraeus testified before the House Committee on Armed Services and House Committee on Foreign Affairs. In his testimony, Petraeus claimed that major progress had been made since the beginning of the troop surge, and that he predicted that troop levels could begin dropping in Summer of 2008.
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Previous committee membership
110th Congress (2007-2008)
109th Congress (2005-2006)
Majority (Democratic) office
House Armed Services Committee
2120 Rayburn HOB
Washingotn DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225 4151
Minority (Republican) office
Web: Minority Committee Web site
Phone: (202) 225-4158
Articles and resources
- ↑ William Branigin and Robin Wright. "Petraeus Says Objectives in Iraq Are Largely Being Met," Washington Post, September 10, 2007.
- "Hunter: 'Adjustments to Iraq Strategy Should Come in September, Not on the Backs of American Troops this July'," July 12, 2007. Contact: Josh Holly.