Subcommittee Hearing: Boots on the Ground or Eyes in the Sky: How Best to Utilize the National Guard to Achieve Operational Control

Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security | 311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 | Apr 17, 2012 10:00am

Opening Statements

Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI), Chairman



The Honorable Paul N. Stockton
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense
and Americas' Security Affairs
Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Policy
U.S. Department of Defense
[full text of testimony]

Mr. Ronald D. Vitiello
Deputy Chief
U.S. Border Patrol
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
[full text of testimony]

Mr. Martin Vaughan
Executive Director, Southwest Region
Office of Air and Marine
U.S. Customs & Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
[full text of testimony]

Major General John Nichols
Adjutant General
Texas National Guard
[full text of testimony]

Brian J. Lepore
Defense Capabilities and Management
U.S. Government Accountability Office
[full text of testimony]