Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England testifies at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs on Update on VA and DoD cooperation and collaboration at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SR-418.
Director, Missile Defense Agency Lieutenant General Henry A. Obering III and Commanding General U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/ U.S Army Strategic Forces Command and Joint Functional Component Command Lieutenant General Kevin T. Campbell testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on FY 2009 Missile Defense Agency Budget Overview at 10:30 a.m. in room SD-192 The Capitol.
Chief, Dental Care Branch TRICARE Management Activity Colonel Gary Martin, Chief, Reserve Component Mobilization and Demobilization Operations U.S. Army Dental Command Colonel Mark Bodenheim, U.S. Navy Dental Corps Captain Kerry Krause, Mobilization Assistant to the Air Force Assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services Office of the Surgeon General Colonel Deborah L. Hart and Army National Guard Chief Surgeon Colonel David B. Sproat testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on challenges associated with achieving full dental readiness in the reserve component at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and NATO Policy Daniel P. Fata testifies at a hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the Bucharest Summit and the way forward for NATO at 1 p.m. EDT in room 2200 Rayburn House Office Building.