Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will honor former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with the Department of Defense's highest award for public service. The ceremony will be held in the Pentagon Auditorium at 10 a.m. EST. Secretary Panetta, Gen. Dempsey, and Secretary Clinton will give remarks. The event will be pooled for television at the head-on position. The cuts position is open for unilateral coverage. Coverage for print reporters and still photographers is open. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Pedestrian Bridge only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the auditorium.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Office of Management and Budget Danny Werfel testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee on the Impacts of Sequestration at 10 a.m. EST in room SH-216 of the Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.