Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will lay a wreath at the U.S. Navy Memorial to honor the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting. The wreath-laying will take place at 10 a.m. EDT today at the U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington D.C. Media pre-set is 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. EDT, and all equipment must be in place by 9 a.m. EDT for a mandatory security sweep. Still photographers and TV crews will be directed to one of two locations to tape arrival and wreath ceremony. For questions please contact Carl Woog at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is traveling.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey has no public or media events on his schedule.
Director of the Air National Guard Air Force Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clarke conducts a "State of the Air National Guard" briefing at 9:55 a.m. EDT, in room Potomac 1-3, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.
Air Force Space Command Commander Gen. William Shelton; Air Mobility Command Commander Gen. Paul Selva; Air Combat Command Commander Gen. Mike Hostage and other senior Air Force officials conduct media roundtables on a range of Air Force topics at the annual Air Force Association Conference beginning at 10:50 a.m. EDT, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs Madelyn Creedon participates in the Stimson Center Lunch Series at 12:30 p.m. EDT, at 1111 19th St., NW, Washington, D.C.