Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael Mullen interviews on Jim Lehrer News Hour at 6 p.m. EDT.
Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 Lt. Gen. Michael D. Rochelle, U.S. Army Installation Management Command Lt. Gen. Robert Wilson, Surgeon General, Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker and Assistant Surgeon General for Warrior Care and Transition Brig. Gen. Gary H. Cheek testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Army Medical Action Plan: Is it Working? at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
The Senate Armed Services Committee considers the nominations of Michael B. Donley, to be Secretary of the Air Force, Gen. Norton A. Schwartz for reappointment to the grade of general and to be Chief of Staff, U. S. Air Force and Gen. Duncan J. McNabb for reappointment to the grade of general and to be Commander, U.S. Transportation Command at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SR-325, The Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building.