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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen and Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Robert Hale testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on the defense budget at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room 2359, Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.
 
Performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and Acting Director, TRICARE Management Activity Charles L. Rice; Deputy Director, TRICARE Management Activity Rear Adm. Christine S. Hunter, USN; Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker; Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy and Chief, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson Jr.; Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles B. Green and Medical Officer of the U.S. Marine Corps Rear Adm. Richard R. Jeffries, USN, testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on military health system programs, policies, and initiatives in review of the defense authorization request for fiscal 2011 and the future years defense program at 10 a.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.
 
Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Adm. Robert F. Willard, USN and Commander, Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command, and Commander, U.S. Forces Korea Gen. Walter “Skip” Sharp, USA, testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on Pacific Command at 10 a.m. EDT in room H143, The Capitol.
 
Chief, National Guard Bureau Gen. Craig R. McKinley; Director, Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Carpenter; Director, Air National Guard Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III; Chief, Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz,; Chief, Navy Reserve Vice Adm. Dirk Debbink; Commander, Marine Forces Reserve and Marine, Forces North Lt. Gen. John F. Kelley and Chief, Air Force Reserve Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner Jr., testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on fiscal 2011 guard and reserve budget at 10 a.m. EDT in room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
 
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ashton Carter; Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation Christine H. Fox; Director, Operational Test and Evaluation Office of the Secretary of Defense J. Michael Gilmore; Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Sean Stackley; Deputy Commandant of the Marine Corps for Aviation Lt. Gen. George Trautman; Director of the Air Warfare Division for the U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Deke Philman; Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition David M. Van Buren and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Philip M. Breedlove testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Department of the Navy and Air Force combat aviation programs at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Inspector General Gordon S. Heddell and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, David S. Sedney testify at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on contracts for police training in Afghanistan at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
 
Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Gen. George W. Casey Jr. testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on the Army budget at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room H-143, The Capitol.
 
Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Adm. Robert F. Willard, USN; Commander, U.S. Strategic Command Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USAF and Commander, U.N. Command/Combined Forces Command/U.S. Forces Korea Gen. Walter L. Sharp, USA, testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Strategic Command, and U.S. Forces Korea in review of the defense authorization request for fiscal 2011 and the future years defense program at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.


03/24/2010
House Appropriations Committee - Defense (Budget Request)
Testimony as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Room 2359, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC


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