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Full Committee Hearing

United States Southern Command and United States Northern Command

Time: 09:30am
Location: Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building

To receive testimony on United States Southern Command and United States Northern Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2022 and the Future Years Defense Program.

For this hearing, the Senate Armed Services Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of Members, witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room. 

Pursuant to this guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. 

We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, which will be available on this page.

Questions about the feed or general questions about media attendance can be directed to:


  • Admiral Craig S. Faller, USN

    Commander, United States Southern Command
  • General Glen D. VanHerck, USAF

    Commander, United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command