Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Command, Control, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Information Technology Acquisition Tim Harp testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on challenges to effective acquisition and management of information technology systems at 8 a.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
The Senate Armed Services Committee considers the nomination of Gen. James E. Cartwright, for reappointment to the grade of general and reappointment as the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Adm. Robert F. Willard for reappointment to the grade of admiral and to be Commander, United States Pacific Command at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106 Dirksen Senate Office Building. The nominees will be present.
Vice Chief of Staff U.S. Army Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, Assistant Commandant U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos, Commanding General Marine Corps Logistics Command Maj. Gen. Willie Williams and Commander Marine Corps Systems Command Brig. Gen. Michael Brogan testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the status of Army and Marine Corps reset requirements at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.