Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.
Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Jessica Wright and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Jonathan Woodson testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee on the impact of the continuing resolution, sequestration and declining operations and maintenance budget on military personnel and family related programs at 10 a.m. EDT, in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C.
International Security Assistance Force Regional Commander South (RC-South) and U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division Commanding General Army Maj. Gen. Robert B. "Abe" Abrams will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 11 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon 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.
U.S. Cyber Command Commander Army Gen. Keith Alexander; Deputy Chief Management Officer Elizabeth McGrath; Chief Information Officer Teri Takai testify at the House Armed Services Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee on "Information Technology and Cyber Operations: Modernization and Policy Issues to Support the Future Force," at 2 p.m. EDT, in room 2212, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C.