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Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Principal Director for Military Community and Family Policy Charles E. Milam participate in a panel discussion hosted by Sesame Workshop at 9 a.m. EDT at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey delivers remarks at 7:30 p.m. EDT at Disabled Sports USA’s “Honoring America’s Wounded Warriors” event at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York, N.Y.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development & Acquisition) Sean J. Stackley will keynote during a Congressional breakfast at 8 a.m. EDT at the Sea-Air-Space exposition, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Under Secretary of the Navy Robert O. Work and Vice Chief of Naval Operations Mark E. Ferguson, III will participate in a Sea-Air-Space exposition panel at 9 a.m. EDT on budget challenges and opportunities.

Acting Under Secretary of Defense (P&R) Dr. Jo Ann Rooneywill host the annual DoD Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Awards ceremony at 2 p.m. EDT at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) Juan Garcia III, Sea-Air-Space exposition panel - establishing a military hiring program at 2.15 p.m. EDT at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Robert F. Hale; Deputy Chief Management Officer Elizabeth A. McGrath; Chief Management Officer of the Army Joseph W. Westphal; Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller) Mary Sally Matiella; Chief Management Officer of the Navy Robert O. Work; Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management and Comptroller) Gladys J. Commons; Chief Management Officer of the Air Force Erin C. Conaton; and Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management and Comptroller) Jamie M. Morin testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, on financial management and business transformation at 2:30 p.m. EDT, room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building.



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