WASHINGTON (WAVY) — Newly-elected Rep. Jen Kiggans (VA-02) has been selected to serve on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC). 

The Committee, which is chaired by Rep. Mike Rogers (AL-03), has exclusive jurisdiction over defense policy, ongoing military operations, the organization and reform of the Department of Defense, counter-drug programs, acquisition and industrial base policy, technology transfer and export controls, joint interoperability, the Cooperative Threat Reduction program, Department of Energy nonproliferation programs, and detainee affairs and policy. 

“It’s a great honor to be selected to represent Virginia’s Second District on the House Armed Services Committee,” said Congresswoman Kiggans. 

Kiggans herself was winged as a Navy helicopter pilot in 1995 and served for a total of 10 years, flying H-46 and H-3 helicopters while completing two deployments to the Persian Gulf.

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