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Kelly named to chair Armed Services Committee subcommittee

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) is pleased to announce his selection to serve as Subcommittee Chairman of Seapower and Projection Forces on the House Armed Services Committee. This committee has oversight over Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force programs.

“Rep. Trent Kelly has always put our national security first and his extensive service in the Mississippi National Guard has made him a respected leader on the House Armed Services Committee,” Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) said.  “As Chairman of the Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, Rep. Kelly will continue his tireless work to ensure our warfighters have the weapons and platforms they need to succeed on the battlefield.”

“I am honored to serve as the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee Chairman for the 118th Congress,” Rep. Kelly said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to ensure our warfighters have the tools they need to defend America. As Chairman, I will have the opportunity to serve our Nation and the State of Mississippi during a time of unprecedented threats. I appreciate Chairman Rogers for the opportunity to serve in this position.”

Congressman Trent Kelly represents Mississippi’s First Congressional District. He serves on the House Armed Services Committee, serving as Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee. Congressman Kelly also serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Agriculture Committee. 

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