Hirono is ranking Democrat on armed services subcommittee

Hirono is ranking Democrat on armed services subcommittee

HONOLULU (AP) - U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono is now the ranking Democrat on the seapower subcomittee within the Senate Armed Services Committee.

The senator's office said Thursday Hirono will oversee matters related to the Navy and the Marine Corps in the position.

Hirono says she looks forward to working with new subcommittee Chairman Sen. Roger Wicker to ensure the Navy and Marine Corps are capable of keeping America and its interests secure.

Hirono also serves on the energy, intelligence, small business and veterans' affairs committees.

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