East County News Service
January 24, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) - Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, has been appointed to serve on the Military Personnel Subcommittee and the Strategic Forces Subcommittee. Davis returns to Military Personnel as a member. She was Chair of Personnel from 2007 to 2011 and served as Ranking Member from 2011 to 2017. Davis will be the second highest ranking Democrat on the Armed Services Committee.
“With San Diego’s large concentration of military personnel and families, I look forward to returning to the Military Personnel Subcommittee. It will provide an incredible opportunity to ensure we meet the needs of those who sacrifice so much for the American people,” Davis says.““The future of the United States’ nuclear capability and space programs are discussions that have moved to the forefront. With jurisdiction over these areas - hypersonic weapons, ballistic missile defense, and Department of Energy national security programs - the Strategic Forces Subcommittee will play a key role in creating the smartest and most effective policies in these areas.
She adds, “I am excited to get to work with my colleagues on the full committee and subcommittees and the opportunities they bring to strengthening our nation’s defense and our commitment to the men and women who serve.”
Congresswoman Davis represents the 53rd Congressional District, which includes central San Diego, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley and parts of El Cajon and Chula Vista. Davis serves on the House Committee on Education and Labor. She is also a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee.