Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy and Director for Operations, J-3, Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John M. Paxton Jr. testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on security and stability in Pakistan: Developments in U.S. policy and funding at 10 a.m. EDT in Room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD 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.
Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Civilian Personnel Policy Marilee Fitzgerald testifies at a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on developing federal employees at 2:30 p.m. EDT in Room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building.