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The Senate Committee on Armed Services, 1947-1996


Historical Information: Major Subcommittees and their Chairmen, 1955-1978 84th Congress (1955-56)
  • Air Force, W. Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Central Intelligence Agency, Richard B. Russell, Jr. (D-GA)
  • Civil Defense, Estes Kefauver (D-TN)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Officer Grade Limitations, John C. Stennis (D-MS)
  • Preparedness Investigating, Lyndon B. Johnson (D-TX)
  • Real Estate and Military Construction, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Samuel J. Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
85th Congress (1957-58)
  • Central Intelligence, Richard Russell (D-GA)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Preparedness Investigating, Lyndon Johnson (D-TX)
  • Military Construction, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
86th Congress (1959-60)
  • Central Intelligence, Richard Russell (D-GA)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Preparedness Investigating, Lyndon Johnson (D-TX)
  • Procurement Policies and Practices, Strom Thurmond (D-SC)
  • Military Construction Authorization, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
87th Congress (1961-62)
  • Central Intelligence, Richard Russell (D-GA)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserve, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Preparedness Investigating, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Military Construction Authorization, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
88th Congress (1963-64)
  • Central Intelligence, Richard Russell (D-GA)
  • Military Construction Authorization, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Preparedness Investigating, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
89th Congress (1965-66)
  • Central Intelligence, Richard Russell (D-GA)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Preparedness Investigating, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Military Construction, Henry M. Jackson (D-WA)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
90th Congress (1967-68)
  • Central Intelligence, Richard Russell (D-GA)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Preparedness Investigating, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Military Construction Authorization, Henry M. Jackson (D-WA)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
91st Congress (1969-70)
  • Central Intelligence, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Military Construction Authorization, Henry M. Jackson (D-WA)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • Preparedness Investigating, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
  • Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty, Henry M. Jackson (D-WA)
92d Congress, (1971-72)
  • Central Intelligence, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Close Air Support, Howard W. Cannon (D-NV)
  • General Legislation, Harry F. Byrd Jr. (I-VA)
  • Military Construction Authorization, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Howard W. Cannon (D-NV)
  • Preparedness Investigating, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Status of Forces Treaty, Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-NC)
  • Strategic Arms Limitation Talks, Henry M. Jackson (D-WA)
  • Reprogramming of Funds, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Research and Development, Thomas J. McIntyre (D-NH)
  • Tactical Air Power, Howard W. Cannon (D-NV)
93d Congress (1973-74)
  • Arms Control, Henry M. Jackson (D-WA)
  • Central Intelligence, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • General Legislation, Harry F. Byrd, Jr. (I-VA)
  • Military Construction Authorization, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Howard W. Cannon (D-NV)
  • Preparedness Investigating, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Reprogramming of Funds, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Research and Development, Thomas McIntyre (D-NH)
  • Tactical Air Power, Howard W. Cannon (D-NV)
94th Congress (1975-76)
  • Arms Control, Henry M. Jackson (D-WA)
  • General Legislation, Harry F. Byrd, Jr. (I-VA)
  • Intelligence, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Manpower and Personnel, Samuel (Sam) A. Nunn (D-GA)
  • Military Construction Authorization, Stuart Symington (D-MO)
  • National Stockpile and Naval Petroleum Reserves, Howard W. Cannon (D-NV)
  • Research and Development, Thomas McIntyre (D-NH)
  • Tactical Air Power, Howard W. Cannon (D-NV)
95th Congress (1977-78)
  • Arms Control, Henry M. Jackson (D-WA)
  • General Legislation, John C. Culver (D-IA)
  • General Procurement, John Stennis (D-MS)
  • Intelligence, Harry F. Byrd, Jr. (I-VA)
  • Military Construction and Stockpiles, Gary Hart (D-CO)
  • Manpower and Personnel, Samuel (Sam) A. Nunn (D-GA)
  • Research and Development, Thomas McIntyre (D-NH)
  • Tactical Aircraft, Howard W. Cannon (D-NV)
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