WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released her subcommittee assignments for the Senate Armed Services Committee in the 117th Congress:

-        Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces

-        Member, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support

-        Member, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

“This marks the beginning of my ninth year on the Senate Armed Services Committee, and I look forward to continuing my work on these subcommittees. In my position as Ranking Member of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee, I will continue to work to keep the modernization of our nuclear forces on schedule. I also remain committed to ensuring that our military has the resources it needs to carry out its missions and face emerging threats from around the globe,” said Senator Fischer.

The Subcommittee on Strategic Forces has jurisdiction over U.S. Strategic Command (STRATCOM), which is based at Offutt Air Force Base in Sarpy County, Nebraska.