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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter delivers remarks at 8:00 a.m. EST at the Credit Suisse/McAleese 2013 Defense Programs conference at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel, Arlington, Va.

Commander, U.S. Africa Command Gen. Carter Ham keynotes and Deputy ASD (African affairs) Amanda Dory speaks at the Horn of Africa Food Security Crisis:  Implications at 8:40 a.m. EST for United States Africa Command and the National Defense University in Washington D.C.

Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno testify a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the fiscal 2013 Defense Authorization Request at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Jonathan Woodson; Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen Patricia D. Horoho; Surgeon General of the Navy Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan; and Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles B. Green testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense, on the Defense Health Program at 10 a.m. EST in room 2359, Rayburn House Office Building.

Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8 Army Lt. Gen. Robert P. Lennox; Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) Army Lt. Gen. William N. Phillips; Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration Marine Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills; Commander, Systems Command Marine Brig. Gen. Frank L. Kelley; and Program Executive Officer for Land Systems William E. Taylor testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, on the Army and Marine Corps Ground System Modernization Programs at 10 a.m. EST in room 2212, Rayburn House Office Building.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)/Chief Financial Officer Robert F. Hale delivers remarks at 12:30 p.m. EST at the Credit Suisse/McAleese 2013 Defense Programs conference at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel, Arlington, Va.

Commander, Air Force Space Command Gen. William L. Shelton; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Space and Intelligence Gil I. Klinger; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Space Policy Ambassador Gregory L. Schulte; and Principal Deputy Director, National Reconnaissance Office Betty J. Sapp testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee, Strategic Forces Subcommittee, on the fiscal 2013 Defense Authorization Request for National Security Space Activities at 1 p.m. EST in room 2212, Rayburn House Office Building.

Assistant Marine Commandant Gen. Joseph E. Dunford keynotes the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund Dinner at 6 p.m. EST at the USS Intrepid, in New York.



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