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Veterans, Military, and Homeland Security
Committee Members
Dugan, MikeChairman - (Until 01/04/2024)
Payne, ChuckChairman
Harbison, EdVice Chairman
Payne, ChuckSecretary - (Until 01/10/2024)
Gooch, SteveEx-Officio
Still, ShawnEx-Officio
McLaurin, JoshMember - (Until 01/10/2024)
History and Duties
 The Committee on Veterans, Military & Homeland Security has general jurisdiction over legislation related to Georgia's Department of Defense, military personnel, Department of Homeland Security, emergency response organizations, and organizations providing service to military veterans.
Capitol Office
320-A CLOB
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 463-5402
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NamePositionEmail Address
Phyllis WilliamsAdministrative Assistantphyllis.williams@senate.ga.gov
Austin BrysonOPLA Analystaustin.bryson@senate.ga.gov

Fast Facts

  • Georgia is home to 13 active military bases
  • 88,089 active duty and reserve military personnel currently reside in the state
  • Eight of the top 10 defense contractors in the nation have operations in Georgia

Key Topics

  • Protecting citizens of Georgia from man-made or natural disasters
  • Addressing the welfare of military personnel throughout Georgia
  • Streamlining emergency management procedures

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