Domestic Violent Extremist Groups and the Recruitment of Veterans

Date: 10.13.21

Presiding: Chairman Mark Takano

On October 13, the Full Committee will hold a hearing entitled, "Domestic Violent Extremist Groups and the Recruitment of Veterans."

This meeting will be livestreamed on Youtube and Facebook and you can find all hearing documents on the Committee Repository Here.

Witness List:

Panel 1
Mr. Joe Plenzler
Retired Lieutenant Colonel
U.S. Marine Corps

Mr. Jeremy Butler
Chief Executive Officer
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Dr. Seth Jones
Senior Vice President, Director of the Transnational Threats Project
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss
Director of the Polarization and Extremism Research & Innovation Lab
American University

Panel 2
Dr. Sam Jackson
Assistant Professor in the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland
Security, and Cybersecurity
State University of New York at Albany

Dr. Amy Cooter
Senior Lecturer in Sociology
Vanderbilt University

Mr. Oren Segal
Vice President of the Center on Extremism
Anti-Defamation League

Dr. Heidi Beirich
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Global Project Against Hate and Extremism

Statements For the Record

Mr. Joel Beeson
Photojournalist and Special Correspondent
100 Days in Appalachia

Dr. Cassie Miller
Senior Research Analyst
Southern Poverty Law Center