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Rogers to chair National Security Subcommittee

Published 12:02pm Thursday, April 18, 2013

Alabama Congressman Mike Rogers has been named chairman of the Republican Policy Committee’s National Security Subcommittee for the 113th Congress.

The Republican Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. James Lankford of Oklahoma is a place for House Republicans to generate legislative proposals.

“I am honored to be chosen to head up this important policy panel,” Rogers said.  “As a member of both the Armed Services and Homeland Security Committees, I look forward to helping facilitate important policy discussions relating to National Security legislation.”

Rogers continued, “During these uncertain times on issues relating to our military, now more than ever I believe Congress needs proactive and decisive leadership to help advocate for our long term defense capabilities.”

“The policy committee is honored to welcome Rep. Rogers as Subcommittee Chair for National Security and International Relationships. As chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, Rep. Rogers brings to the policy table a wealth of knowledge about our national security and military communities that will facilitate a solution-based discussion for our membership on behalf of the people of Alabama’s Third District,” Lankford said.

Rogers is chairman of the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces on the House Armed Services Committee.

He is also a senior member of the Homeland Security Committee and a member of the Agriculture Committee.

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