image description U.S. CONGRESSMAN JOE WILSON | Serving South Carolina’s Second District


As a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Joe Wilson currently serves on three committees consisting of subcommittees that oversee specific types of legislation. To learn more about the jurisdiction of the subcommittees Joe serves on, please read the following information:

House Armed Services Committee

Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces

The Air and Land Forces Subcommittee conducts oversight of ammunition programs, Army and Air Force acquisition programs, all Navy and Marine Corps aviation programs, and National Guard and Army and Air Force National Guard and Reserve. This subcommittee authorizes procurement and R&D programs to ensure that America’s solider and airmen are fully equipped to carry out their mission and keep our nation safe.

Subcommittee on Military Personnel, Chairman

The Military Personnel Subcommittee is responsible for military personnel policy, reserve component integration and employment issues, military health care, military education, and POW/MIA issues. This subcommittee makes sure that our troops and their loved ones are receiving the first class benefits that they deserve.

House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia

The Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia focuses on advancing the United States' interests by overseeing and helping to shape US foreign policy of promoting democracy throughout these two turbulent regions. 

House Committee on Education and Workforce

Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

The Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions is responsible or all matters dealing with relationships between employers and employees including, but not limited to, the National LaborRelations Act, the Labor-Management Relations Act, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act; the Bureau of Labor Statistics; employment-related health and retirement security including pension, health, and other employee benefits and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA); and all matters related to equal employment opportunity and civil rights in employment.