Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia David S. Sedney testifies at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Afghanistan in room 419, Dirksen Senate 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.
Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development and Acquisition Sean J. Stackley; Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources Vice Adm. John T. Blake and Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration Marine Corps Lt. Gen. George J. Flynn testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Navy shipbuilding programs in review of the Defense Authorization request for fiscal 2011 and the future years defense program at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.