Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Adm. Timothy Keating will conduct a press briefing at 10:30 a.m. EDT, July 22, in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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.
Arthur J. Myers, Principal Director Military Community and Family Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness; Col. Cory Lyman, USAF, Assistant Director, Individual and Family Support Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs, Management and Personnel; Sergeant Major of the Army Sergeant Major Kenneth O. Preston; Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sergeant Major Carlton W. Kent; Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Rick D. West and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Chief Master Sergeant James A. Roy testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on oversight of family support programs at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
There will be a Arlington National Cemetery Flyover including 1 KC-135, taking place at 9:10 a.m. EDT and a second Arlington National Cemetery Flyover, including 4 F/A 18's, takes place at 12:05 p.m. EDT.