Department of Defense Organic Industrial Base: Challenges, Solutions, and Readiness Impacts, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Readiness of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, November 21, 2019 [open pdf - 713KB]
This is the November 21, 2019 hearing on "Department of Defense Organic Industrial Base: Challenges, Solutions, and Readiness Impacts," held before the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services. From the opening statement of John Garamendi: "The Department of Defense organic industrial base, comprised of depots, arsenals, and shipyards, is a critical part of our national security apparatus. Its mission is to maintain, reset, and repair the platforms, equipment, and supplies of our Armed Forces. The organic industrial base must be postured to support peacetime requirements while also being agile enough to respond during a mobilization, a contingency, or an emergency." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Duane A. Gamble, Donald E. Kirkland, Thomas J. Moore, G. Dean Peters, and Joseph F. Shrader.
H.A.S.C. No. 116-50; House Armed Services Committee No. 116-50
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