Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter have no public or media events on their schedules.
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs George E. Little and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Media Operations Capt. John Kirby will brief the media at 1 p.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.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia David Sedney; Joint Staff Surgeon Air Force Maj. Gen. Douglas J. Robb; and Deputy Inspector General for Special Plans and Operations Amb. Kenneth Morrefield will testify before the House Armed Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee concerning "Accountability and Reform Efforts at the Afghan National Military Hospital" at 3 p.m. EDT, in room 2118, at the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.