Boozman Named Chairman of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies
Apr 10 2018
WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) has been chosen to serve as Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies.
“I’m pleased to continue my commitment to our nation’s veterans in this new role. I look forward to advancing policies that fulfill the promises made to our veterans and their families and prioritizing Department of Defense infrastructure investments to strengthen our national security,” Boozman said.
The Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies has jurisdiction over the Department of Veterans Affairs budget and certain spending by the Department of Defense. Boozman will be responsible for prioritizing investments for veterans’ programs and ensuring the military has the infrastructure needed to house, train and equip military personnel.
This new role complements Boozman’s leadership on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee and the Senate Air Force Caucus.
Boozman previously served as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security.