The House and Senate Armed Services Committees announced Wednesday each chamber’s conferees for the Fiscal Year 2020 defense authorization bill will formally start meeting on Thursday. The Thursday meeting is called a “pass the gavel” meeting in which the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) ...

House Armed Services Committee member and retired Marine Rep. Paul Cook (R-Calif.) plans to retire in 2020, becoming the 13th GOP member and sixth HASC member to leave the House after this Congress term ends. The LA Times first reported Sept. 17 that Cook, 76, plans to retire and run for San ...

In this new monthly column, Defense Daily highlights individuals from across the government, industry and academia whose efforts contribute daily to national defense, from the program managers to the human resource leaders, to the engineers and logistics officers. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan’s (D-Penn.) ...