POLITICS
05/02/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Scott Brown Committee Assignments Announced

Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass) has been assigned to serve on the Veterans' Affairs Committee, the Armed Services Committee and the Homeland Security Committee, his office announced in a statement Tuesday.

"As a 30-year member of the National Guard, I am honored to have received these appointments. We are currently involved in two wars, and these committees are critical in keeping our country safe, as well as protecting the men and women who defend us," Brown said in a statement. "It is equally important that the men and women in uniform receive the care and benefits they have earned through their selfless service. I look forward to working with my Republican and Democratic colleagues to carry out the important work of these committees for the good of our state and our country."

The Senate must ratify Sen. Brown's assignments through a forthcoming Senate resolution.