Legislative Committees

Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support

National Senate Committee

228 Russell Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20510

Phone: 202-224-3871

Web Address:

Parent Committee: Armed Services


Responsibilities: Military readiness including training, logistics, and
maintenance; military construction; housing construction and privatization;
contracting and acquisition policy; busin
ess and financial management; base
realignment and closure; and defense environmental programs.
o Special additional areas: Conventional ammunition procurement; RDT&E
infrastructure policies and programs; National Defense Stockpile; defense
industrial and technology base policies; facility and housing maintenance and
repair; land and property management; information technology management
policy; and industrial operations, including depots, shipyards, arsenals, and
ammunition plants.
o Oversight of budget accounts: Operations and maintenance; conventional
ammunition procurement; military construction and family housing; base
realignment and closure; working capital funds; the National Defense
Stockpile Transaction Fund; and RDT&E support programs.
o 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
o Oversight of DOD agencies and commands: Defense Logistics Agency;
Defense Finance and Accounting Service; Defense Investigative Service;
Defense Contract Audit Agency; DOD Inspector General; and Joint Forces
Command joint training and doctrine activities.