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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules. 
 
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Miller will give the opening keynote address at 9 a.m. EST for the QDR 2010: Implementing the New Path for America’s Defense at National Defense University, Auditorium, Abraham Lincoln Hall, Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should contact Jerry Faber at 202-685-2372.
 
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on Navy/Marine Corps budget at 10 a.m. EST in room H-143, The Capitol.
 
Commander, U.S. European Command Adm. James G. Stavridis, Commander, U.S. Africa Command Gen. William E. “Kip” Ward and Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command Gen. James N. Mattis testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Fiscal Year 2011 National Defense Authorization budget requests from the U.S. European Command, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Joint Forces Command at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism Garry Reid and Deputy Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command Lt. Gen. Francis H. Kearney III testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. government efforts to counter violent extremism and the role of the U.S. military in those efforts at 10 a.m. EST in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.
 
Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, Surgeon General of the Navy Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson Jr., Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles B. Green, Chief, Army Nurse Corps Maj. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Director of the Navy Nurse Corps Rear Adm. Karen Flaherty and Assistant Air Force Surgeon General for Nursing Services Maj. Gen. Kimberly Siniscalchi testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on DOD health programs at 10 a.m. EST in room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
 
Army Maj. Gen. Terry A. Wolff, commander, U.S. Forces Division – Central, will brief the media live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EST, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. 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. 
  
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Clifford L. Stanley, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Thomas R. Lamont, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Juan M. Garcia III and Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Daniel B. Ginsberg testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Active, Guard, Reserve, and civilian personnel programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2011 and the Future Years Defense Program at 10:30 a.m. EST in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.
 
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Forces Kathleen Hicks will give the luncheon address at 11:45 a.m. EST for the QDR 2010: Implementing the New Path for America’s Defense in room 155, Marshall Hall, National Defense University, Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should contact Jerry Faber at 202-685-2372.
 
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton A. Schwartz testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on Air Force Posture at 1:30 p.m. EST in room H140, The Capitol.
 
Director, Operational Test and Evaluation J. Michael Gilmore, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, G-8 Lt. Gen. Robert P. Lennox, Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Lt. Gen. William N. Phillips and Director, Capabilities Integration, Prioritization and Analysis, G-3 David M. Markowitz testify at hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Army acquisition and modernization programs at 2 p.m. EST in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.


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