Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James N. Miller and commander, U.S. Strategic Command Air Force Gen. Kevin P. Chilton testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on implementation of the New START at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Fleet Readiness and Logistics (N4) Navy Vice Adm. William Burke; Director, Joint Training and Joint Warfighting Center U.S. Joint Forces Command Army Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Layfield and Director of Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements Air Force Maj. Gen. Marke F. Gibson testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on modeling and simulation: enhancing military readiness at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence considers the nomination of James R. Clapper to be director of National Intelligence at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SDG-50, Dirksen Senate Office Building.