Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Director for Operations, Lt. Gen. Carter Ham and Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, Lt. Gen. John Sattler will conduct a joint staff press briefing at 1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance 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 into the building.
Surgeon General U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, Surgeon General U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Adam Robinson, Surgeon General U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James Roudebush and Assistant Surgeon General for Warrior Care and Transition U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Michael Tucker testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the status of the implementation of the Army’s medical action plan and other services’ support for wounded service members at 10 a.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.