Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey testify before the House Armed Services Committee on "The Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of Defense" at 10 a.m. EST, in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox has no public or media events on her schedule.
U.S. Central Command Commander Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III and U.S. Africa Command Commander Army Gen. David M. Rodriguez testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on "Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program" at 9:30 a.m. EST, in room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
II Marine Expeditionary Force Forward Commanding General Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Walter Lee Miller Jr. and II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) Deputy Commanding General British Brigadier Paul A.E. Nanson brief the media on operations in Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EST, 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 photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Derek Chollet testifies before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on "Syria Spillover: The Growing Threat of Terrorism and Sectarianism in the Middle East" at 11 a.m. EST, in room SD-419, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.