Mike Rogers, R-Michigan to chair House Intelligence Committee. Mr Rogers, a former US Army Officer and FBI agent has knowledge, expertise, and experience that will be invaluable to the house. As intelligence efforts become of larger importance to our nations efforts both domestic and foreign, it is integral that our congressional leadership have leadership that understand challenges faced by our Armed Forces and our homeland defenders.
William Thornberry, R-Texas to be vice chairman of the Armed Services panel leading cybersecurity initiatives. The emphasis on cybersecurity here is planned by incoming speaker, John Boehner. Cybersecurity taking a larger role in the house is the benefit of these moves.