Wilson named to NDAA Conference Committee
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement after he was appointed to the House-Senate conference committee on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA):
“South Carolina is one of the nation’s proudest military states. As the father of four sons who have served overseas, I am extraordinarily grateful for the opportunity to join House and Senate colleagues of both parties on the NDAA conference committee. The men and women of the Armed Forces, along with military families, sacrifice every day to keep us safe, and they deserve our full support.”
Conferees, appointed by the Speaker of the House and approved by full House vote, work together to resolve differences between House and Senate-passed versions of a bill that funds the Department of Defense and the Armed Forces of the United States. Congressman Wilson is a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee.Additional information regarding Congressman Wilson’s appointment is available here.