This hearing was held jointly with the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.

Opening Statements


General John F. Kelly, USMC
Southern Command
U.S. Department of Defense
[full text of statement]

Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., USCG
Coast Guard
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
[full text of statement]

The Honorable Luis E. Arreaga
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
U.S. Department of State
[full text of statement]

Hearing transcript (PDF)