Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter delivers remarks on U.S. Defense Strategic and Budgetary Choices at the Harvard University Institute of Politics at 6 p.m. EDT, Cambridge, Mass.
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Department of the Army in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2014 and the Future Years Defense Program at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in room 106, Senate Dirksen Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Director of International Security Assistance Force Air Component Coordination Element and commander of the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force- Afghanistan Air Force Maj. Gen. H. D. Polumbo Jr. will brief the media live from Afghanistan to provide an update on current operations at 10:30 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973). Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs Madelyn Creedon testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Fiscal Year 2014 National Security Non-Proliferation Activities at 2:30 p.m. EDT, in room 222, Senate Russell Office Building, Washington, D.C.