Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Business Transformation Paul A. Brinkley testifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on business transformation and financial management at the Department of Defense at 2:30 p.m. EST in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.
Director for Operational Planning, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Maj. Gen. Richard Sherlock, will brief at 2 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.
Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Joe R. Campa Jr., Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Carlton W. Kent and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Rodney J. McKinley testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on quality of life in the military at 2 p.m. EST in room H-143, U.S. Capitol.