Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael Mullen, will conduct a joint press briefing at 2 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.
Acting Inspector General Gordon Heddell testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on outsourcing at 10 a.m. EST in room H-140 Capitol.
Chief Staff Officer, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Captain Mark Krause, USNR testifies at a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee on VA’s update on short and long-term strategies for implementing new G.I. bill requirements at 1 p.m. EST in room 334 Cannon House Office Building.