U.S. Army Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, Commander, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an operational update. 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.
Director of Defense Procurement, Acquisition Policy and Strategic Sourcing Shay Assad and Executive Director, Army Contracting Command Jeff Parson testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on contingency contracting at 1:30 p.m. EDT in room H-140, The Capitol.
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Clifford L. Stanley; Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 Maj. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, USA; Chief of Naval Personnel, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Vice Adm. Mark E. Ferguson III; Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Personnel Lt. Gen. Richard Y. Newton III, USAF and Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Lt. Gen. Richard C. Zilmer testify a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on military personnel legislative priorities at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.
Commander Marine Corps Systems Command Brig. Gen. Michael Brogan; Director, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) Lt. Gen. Michael L. Oates, USA; Program Executive Officer, Soldier, Commanding General, Soldier Systems Center U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Peter N. Fuller and Director, Force Development U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Thomas W. Spoehr testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on force protection equipment programs for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room HVC 210.
Commander, U.S. Central Command Gen. David H. Petraeus testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on the Central Command at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room H-143, The Capitol.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy Bradley H. Roberts; Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz; Military Deputy Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Lt. Gen. Mark D. Shackelford; Assistant Chief of Staff Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration Maj. Gen. C. Donald Alston; Director, Operational Capability Requirements and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. David J. Scott and Director, Strategic Systems Programs U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Stephen E. Johnson testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on strategic forces programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2011 and the future years defense program at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs (East Asia) Michael Schiffer testifies at a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on U.S. – Japan Relations at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building.