Today in the Department of Defense, February 12, 2016
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is traveling. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. have no public or media events on their schedules.
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James provides remarks at the Air Force Association's Breakfast Program at 7:30 a.m. EST, at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, 1401 Lee Hwy., Arlington, Virginia.
Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David Goldfein, Air Force Lt. Gen. John Raymond, deputy chief of staff for operations, and Air Force Lt. Gen. John Cooper, deputy chief of staff for logistics, engineering, and force protection, provide testimony to the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness on the Department of the Air Force 2017 budget request at 8 a.m. EST, 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson provides remarks at 9:30 a.m. EST, at the American Enterprise Institute event, 1150 17th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia Christine Abizaid, and Deputy Inspector General for Overseas Contingency Operations Michael Child provide testimony to the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on assessing the development of Afghanistan National Security Forces at 10:30 a.m. EST, 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia.