Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs Paul N. Stockton and Commander NORAD/U.S. Northern Command General Victor E. Renuart Jr testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives consequence management at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Admiral Timothy Keating will conduct a press briefing at 11:15 a.m. EDT at the Washington Foreign Press Center, 529 14th St NW # 800, Washington. Media interested in attending please contact Nicole Alberico at AlbericoN@state.gov or 202-504-6317.
Acting Director, The Joint Staff Lt. Gen. John M. Paxton Jr; Commanding General Combined Arms Center Deputy Commanding General Training and Doctrine Command Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV; Director of Force Development Deputy Chief of Staff Manpower and Personnel U.S. Air Force Dan Sitterly; Director Total Force Requirements Division U.S. Navy Scott Lutterloh and Commanding General Training and Education Command U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Melvin G. Spiese, testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Investing in Our Military Leaders. The Role of Professional Military Education in Officer Development at 1 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Celeste A. Wallander testifies at a hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Russia at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Joseph McMillan and Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Robert Hale testify at a hearing of the House Government Reform Committee on From Hard Drives to Helicopters: What’s the Plan for Withdrawal of U.S. Assets from Iraq? at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.