National Security-Related Congressional Hearings, March 16–20

Below is a calendar of Congressional hearings on national security matters for this week.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

9:00am – Senate Armed Services – A Briefing on Cyber, Space and Strategic Competition with China and Russia – closed meeting (here)

10:00am – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Defense – Budget Hearing: National Guard and Reserve Budget (here)

10:00am – House Armed Services – The Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Military Departments (here)

10:00am–1:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – The FY 2016 Budget Request: Assessing U.S. Foreign Assistance Effectiveness (here)

10:00am – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security – Combating Terrorist Travel: Does the Visa Waiver Program Keep Our Nation Safe? (here)

1:00pm–3:00pm – House Intelligence – Ongoing Intelligence Activities – closed meeting (here)

2:00pm–5:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade – National Security Benefits of Trade Agreements with Asia and Europe (here)

2:30pm – Senate Appropriations – Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee – FY16 Military Department Budget Request (here)

2:30pm – Senate Intelligence – Briefing: Intelligence Matters – closed meeting (here)

3:30pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – Assuring Assured Access to Space (here)

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Seapower – Navy Shipbuilding Programs (here)

10:00am – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Defense – Budget Hearing: United States Pacific Command and United States Forces Korea – closed meeting (here)

10:00am – House Armed Services – The President’s Proposed Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against ISIL and the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of Defense (here)

10:00am – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency – Unmanned Aerial System Threats: Exploring Security Implications and Mitigation Technologies (here)

10:15am–1:15pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittees on the Middle East and North Africa & on the Western Hemisphere – Iran and Hezbollah in the Western Hemisphere (here)

10:30am – Senate Appropriations – Defense Appropriations Subcommittee – FY2016 U.S. Missile Defense Agency Budget (here)

1:00pm – House Oversight & Government Reform – Subcommittee on Information Technology – Cybersecurity: The Evolving Nature of Cyber Threats Facing the Private Sector (here)

2:00pm – Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe – Northern Ireland: Stormont, Collusion, and the Finucane Inquiry (here)

2:00pm – Housed Armed Services – Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces – Naval Cooperative Strategy (here)

2:00pm–5:00pm – House Foreign Affairs – Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa – Does the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request Address the Crises in the Middle East and North Africa? (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – The Postures of the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force (here)

3:30pm – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities – Special Operations Forces in an Uncertain Threat Environment: A Review of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request for U.S. Special Operations Command (here)

Thursday, March 19, 2015

8:30am–11:30am – House Foreign Affairs – Negotiations with Iran: Blocking or Paving Tehran’s Path to Nuclear Weapons? (here)

9:00am – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Strategic Forces – Fiscal Year 2016 Missile Defense Hearing (here)

9:00am – House Intelligence – The Growing Cyber Threat and Its Impact on American Business (here)

9:30am – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications – Agents of Opportunity: Responding to the Threat of Chemical Terrorism (here)

9:30am – Senate Armed Services – U.S. Strategic Command, U.S. Transportation Command, and U.S. Cyber Command (here)

10:00am – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Defense – Budget Hearing: United States European Command (here)

10:30am – House Armed Services – Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces – Fiscal Year 2016 Ground Force Modernization and Rotorcraft Modernization Programs (here)

10:30am – Senate Appropriations – Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee – FY16 and FY17 Veterans Benefits Administration Budget (here)

2:30pm – Senate Armed Services – Subcommittee on Airland – Air Force Force Structure and Modernization (here)

2:30pm – Senate Intelligence – Briefing: Intelligence Matters – closed meeting (here) 

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Megan Graham

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