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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Gen. Richard A. Cody, Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Magnus Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Patrick M. Walsh and Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb testify at a hearing of Senate Armed Services Committee on the current readiness of the Armed Forces in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2009 and the future years defense program at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.

Commanding General U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV testifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on  the Army’s new doctrine (Field Manual 3-0, Operations) in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2009 and the future years defense program at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building. 

Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics John J. Young Jr, Director, Missile Defense Agency Lt. Gen.  Henry A. Obering III, Commanding General U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell and Director, Operational Test and Evaluation Charles E. McQueary testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on ballistic missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2009 and the future years defense program at 2:30 in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

Chief U.S. Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Jack Stultz, Chief U.S. Air Force Reserve Lt. Gen. John A. Bradley, Chief National Guard Bureau Lt. Gen. H. Steven Blum, Director Army National Guard Lt. Gen. Clyde A. Vaughn and Director, Air National Guard Lt. Gen. Craig R. McKinley testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the Fiscal Year 2009 National Defense Authorization Budget Request on the readiness of the Army and Air Force Reserves and National Guard forces at 9 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. 
 
Commander Air Mobility Command General Arthur J. Lichte, Commander United States Transportation Command General Norton A. Schwartz and Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Sue C. Payton testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the Fiscal Year 2009 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the United States Transportation Command and Air Force Mobility Aircraft Programs at 1 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.



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