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The secretary has no public or media events on his schedule.
The deputy secretary has no public or media events on her schedule.
The chairman has no public or media events on his schedule.
Navy Adm. Christopher W. Grady provides testimony at 10 a.m. EST at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing to consider his nomination for reappointment to the grade of admiral, and to be vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Dirksen Senate Office Building SD-106, Washington, D.C. The hearing will be livestreamed on Defense.gov and broadcast on Pentagon Channel 2.
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin H. Kahl participates in a 12:30 p.m. EST interview at a Defense One "Outlook 2022" digital event. Register at defenseone.com.
Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby briefs the media in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2D972) at 2:30 p.m. EST. The briefing will also be livestreamed on Defense.gov and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Ely Ratner provides testimony at 2:30 p.m. EST at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the future of U.S. policy on Taiwan, Dirksen Senate Office Building SD-G50, Washington, D.C. The hearing will be livestreamed on Defense.gov and broadcast on Pentagon Channel 2.
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro provides keynote remarks at 3 p.m. EST at a Navy commissioning ceremony for the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. The event will be livestreamed at https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/27385.
There are no speeches available for 12/8/2021.
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