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Congressional Hearings: A NGAUS Roundup

The 114th Congress is holding numerous posture and appropriations hearings on the Department of Defense's Fiscal Year 2016 budget and will face many tough issues, including sequestration budget caps. As Congress works to develop defense authorization and appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2016, NGAUS will post hearing summaries focusing on issues that affect the National Guard.

House Armed Services Committee

Army Posture Hearing
March 26, 2015
(Summary | Transcript)
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Holds Hearing on President Obama's Fiscal 2016 Budget Request for the U.S. Army
Witnesses:
John M. McHugh,  Secretary of the Army
General Raymond T. Odierno (USA), Army Chief of Staff

Air Force Posture Hearing
February 27, 2015
(Summary | Transcript)
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Holds Hearing on President Obama's Fiscal 2016 Budget Request for Air Force
Witnesses:
Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force
General Mark A. Welsh III (USAF), Air Force Cheief of Staff

House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense

National Guard and Reserve Budget Hearing
March 17, 2015
(Summary | Transcript)
Witnesses:
General Frank J. Grass (USA), Chief, National Guard Bureau
Lieutenant General Stanley Clarke III, Director, Air National Guard
Major General Judd Lyons, Acting Director, National Guard Bureau
Lieutenant General Jeffrey Talley (USA Reserve), Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command

Army Budget Hearing

Air Force Budget Hearing
 

Senate Armed Services Committee

Air Force Posture Hearing

Army Posture Hearing
 

Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense

Air Force Budget Hearing
February 25, 2015
(Summary | Transcript)
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Holds Hearing on President Obama's Fiscal 2016 Budget Request for Air Force
Witnesses:
Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force
General Mark A. Welsh III (USAF), Air Force Cheief of Staff

Army Budget Hearing
March 11, 2015
(Summary | Transcript)
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Holds Hearing on President Obama's Fiscal 2016 Budget Request for the Army
Witnesses:
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh
General Raymond T. Odierno (USA), Army Chief of Staff