Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates
hosts an honor cordon to welcome New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark to the Pentagon today at 2 p.m. DST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 1:30 p.m. DST for escort to the cordon.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England
has no public or media events on his schedule.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff General Peter Pace
Commander, U.S. Strategic Command Gen. James E. Cartwright
, USMC, Commander, NORAD and Northern Command Adm. Timothy J. Keating
, USN, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command Gen. Norton A. Schwartz
, USAF and Commander, U.S. Southern Command Adm. James Stavridis
, USN testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee
at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.