Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the new START and implications for national security programs at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.
A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 3:05 p.m. EDT with one C-130.
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 4 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.