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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is traveling.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine H. Fox and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey have no public or media events on their schedules.

Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment John C. Conger; Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs Sharon E. Burke, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Katherine G. Hammack; Assistant Secretary of the Navy Energy for Installations and Environment Dennis V. McGinn testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support on "Military Construction, Environmental, Energy, and Base Closure Programs" at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office Program Executive Officer Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan; Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Lt. Gen. Charles R. Davis; Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition Vice Adm. Paul A. Grosklags; Deputy Commandant for Aviation Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert E. Schmidle Jr., testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Airland on "Tactical Aircraft Programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program" at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in room SD-562, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Assistant Commandant Marine Corps Gen. John M. Paxton Jr., and Combat Development and Integration/Marine Corps Combat Development Command Commanding General Deputy Commandant Lt. Gen. Kenneth J. Glueck Jr., testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Seapower on "Marine Corps modernization in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program" at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James; Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III; National Guard Bureau Chief Army Gen. Frank J. Grass; Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke III; Air Force Reserve Chief Lt. Gen. James F. Jackson testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense on the "Department of the Air Force Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request" at 10 a.m. EDT, in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Strategic Command Commander Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney and U.S. Forces Korea Commander Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti testify before the House Armed Services Committee on "The Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Budget Requests from U.S. Forces Korea and U.S. Strategic Command" at 10 a.m. EDT, in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Dr. Jonathan Woodson; U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, U.S. Navy Surgeon General Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan; U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Dr. Thomas W. Travis testify before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense on "Defense Health Programs Budget" at 1:30 p.m. EDT, in room 2359, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army/G8 Lt. Gen. James O. Barclay III; Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Expeditionary Programs and Logistics Management Tom Dee; Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Glenn M. Walters; Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Maj. Gen. Michael E. Williamson testify before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces on "Fiscal Year 2015 Ground Force Modernization Programs" at 2 p.m. EDT, in room 2212, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Missile Defense Elaine Bunn; Operational Test and Evaluation Director Michael Gilmore; Missile Defense Agency Director Navy Vice Adm. James Syring; U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense Commander Lt. Gen. David L. Mann testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces on "Ballistic Missile Defense Policies and Programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2015 and the Future Years Defense Program" at 2:30 p.m. EDT, in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements Air Force Maj. Gen. James J. Jones; Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Dr. William A. LaPlante; and Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tanker Directorate, Program Executive Officer for Tankers Maj. Gen. John F. Thompson testify before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces on "Air Force Projection Forces Aviation Programs and Capabilities related to the 2015 President's Budget Request" at 3:30 p.m. EDT, in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
 



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