Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on FY 2015 Bill

06/19/2014

Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on FY 2015 Bill

The Defense Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee met Wednesday, June 18 to hold a hearing entitled “FY15 Department of Defense Budget.” The hearing was chaired by Richard J Durbin (D-IL) and witnessed by The Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary, Department of Defense and General Martin Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. Topics discussed ranged from United States foreign policy to means of reducing budgetary spending.

AFSP was in attendance and will continue monitoring the FY 2015 appropriations process to ensure that military and veteran suicide prevention and mental health programs receive as much funding as necessary.

Click here to read Secretary Hagel’s testimony.

Click here to read Chairman Dempsey’s testimony.