Subcommittee on Airland
Responsibilities: Army planning and operations policy and programs (less space, cyber, and special operations); Air Force planning and operations policy and programs (less nuclear weapons, space, cyber, and special operations). Special additional area: National Guard and Reserve planning and operations policy and equipment. Oversight of budget accounts: Army and Air Force research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) and procurement (less technology base, space, cyber, nuclear weapons, special operations, and ammunition).
Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
Responsibilities: Policies and programs related to cyber forces and capabilities. Oversight of budget accounts: Information Technology base RDT&E; cyber-related operational test and evaluation; RDT&E and procurement supporting cyber capabilities; combating cyber threats and attacks; cyber-related train and equip programs. Oversight of DOD offices: Principal Advisor on Military Cyber Force Matters. Oversight of DOD commands and agencies: U.S. Cyber Command; the cyber capabilities of the DoD components, commands, and agencies.
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Responsibilities: Policies and programs related to science and technology, special operations, intelligence, counterterrorism, security cooperation, strategic and information operations, countering weapons of mass destruction, and homeland defense. Oversight of budget accounts: Technology base RDT&E; operational test and evaluation; RDT&E and procurement supporting special operations and low-intensity conflict capabilities; peacekeeping operations; chemical and biological warfare defense; chemical demilitarization; and security cooperation programs, including counternarcotics. Oversight of DOD offices: Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering; Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Homeland Defense); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict); and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. Oversight of DOD commands and agencies: Special Operations Command; Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; Defense Security Cooperation Agency; National Security Agency; Defense Intelligence Agency; National Reconnaissance Office; and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Subcommittee on Personnel
Responsibilities: Military and DOD civilian personnel policies; end strengths for military personnel; military personnel compensation and benefits; military health care; and military nominations. Special additional areas: Professional Military Education; DOD schools; DOD child care and family assistance; Civil-military programs; POW/MIA issues; Armed Forces Retirement Home; Morale, Welfare and Recreation; and military commissaries and exchanges. Oversight of budget accounts: Military personnel; military retirement; Defense Health Program; DOD Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund; and operation and maintenance for certain education and civil-military programs. Oversight of DOD offices: Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel & Readiness); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Manpower & Reserve Affairs); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs); Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness). Oversight of DOD agencies: Defense Health Agency; Defense Commissary Agency; and Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency.
Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Responsibilities: Military readiness including training, logistics, and maintenance; military construction; housing construction and privatization; contracting and acquisition policy; business and financial management; base realignment and closure; and defense energy and environmental programs. Special additional areas: Conventional ammunition procurement; RDT&E infrastructure; National Defense Stockpile; defense industrial and technology base policies; facility and housing maintenance and repair; land and property management; information technology management policy (excluding cyber); and industrial operations, including depots, shipyards, arsenals, and ammunition plants. Oversight of budget accounts: Operation and maintenance; RDT&E support programs; conventional ammunition procurement; military construction and family housing; base realignment and closure; working capital funds; the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund. Oversight of DoD offices: Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics)*; Department of Defense Deputy Chief Management Officer; and the Chief Management Officers of the military departments. Oversight of DOD agencies and commands: U.S. Transportation Command; Defense Logistics Agency; Defense Finance and Accounting Service; Defense Investigative Service; Defense Contract Audit Agency; DOD Inspector General.