Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright, USMC is keynote speaker at 8:15 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.
Commander, U.S. Northern Command/Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command Gen. Victor E. Renuart Jr. and Commander, U.S. Southern Command Gen. Douglas M. Fraser testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Southern Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2011 and the Future Years Defense Program at 9 a.m. EST in room SD-G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building. At the conclusion of the 9 a.m. session (estimated to be at approximately 10:30 a.m.) Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Ashton B. Carter, Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation Christine H. Fox, Director of Operational Test and Evaluation J. Michael Gilmore and Acting Program Executive Officer for the Joint Strike Fighter Program Maj. Gen. Clyde D. Moore II, USAF testify on the Joint Strike Fighter.
Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Robert F. Hale and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment Dorothy Robyn testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on budget overview at 10 a.m. EST in room H-143, The Capitol.
Commander, European Command, Adm. James E. Stavridis testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on European Command at 1:30 p.m. EST in room H143, The Capitol.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and Commandant, US Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on Navy and Marine Corps Posture at 1:30 p.m. EST in room H140, The Capitol.
Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Robert F. Hale and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment Dorothy Robyn testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Military Construction Budget at 1:30 p.m. EST in room 124, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ashton B. Carter, Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Robert Hale, Acting Deputy Chief Management Officer Elizabeth A. McGrath and Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition and Technology Shay Assad testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Administration perspectives on managing the defense acquisition system and the defense acquisition workforce at 3 p.m. EST in room 2261, Rayburn House Office Building.
A National Capital Region flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 3:05 p.m. EST with one T-6.