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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for March 8, 2023

Paul D. Cramer, performing the duties of deputy under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Resilience Halimah Najieb-Locke (8:30 a.m.); Department of Defense Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer Rachel Ross (10:15 a.m.); and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment & Energy Resilience Richard Kidd (10:15 a.m.), speak at the 2023 Association of Defense Communities (ADC) National Summit, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Virginia.

Army Secretary Christine E. Wormuth, Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville, and Sergeant Major of the Army Michael A. Grinston will unveil the Army's new brand campaign at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., at 9 a.m. EST. Afterwards, the Army senior leaders will participate in a media question and answer session from 9:45 - 10:15 a.m. EST.

Army Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and director, National Security Agency/chief, Central Security Service; and Army Lt. Gen. Scott D. Berrier, director, Defense Intelligence Agency, provide testimony at 10 a.m. EST with the directors of the Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Office of the Director of National Intelligence at a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Worldwide Threats, Hart Senate Office Building 216, Washington, D.C. The hearing will also be livestreamed on Defense.gov.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Hemispheric Affairs Melissa Dalton; Air Force Gen. Glen D. VanHerck, commander, U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command; and Army Gen. Laura J. Richardson, commander, U.S. Southern Command, provide testimony at 10 a.m. EST at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on military posture and national security challenges in North and South America, Rayburn House Office Building 2118, Washington, D.C. The hearing will also be livestreamed on Defense.gov and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Douglas R. Bush discusses "How the U.S. is maintaining readiness while supporting Ukraine" at 11 a.m. EST at an online Defense News webcast. Register at events.defensenews.com/how-the-us-is-maintaining-readiness-while-supporting-ukraine/

Chief of Air Force Reserve Lt. Gen. John P. Healy and Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh (10:25 a.m. EST); and Pacific Air Forces Commander Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, Air Force Gen. James B. Hecker, commander, U.S. Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa and NATO Allied Air Command, and Space Force Director of Staff Lt. Gen. Nina M. Armagno (11:45 a.m. EST), speak at the in-person and virtual 2023 Air and Space Forces Association Warfare Symposium in Aurora, Colorado. Register at afa.org.

Army Resilience Director Dr. James A. Helis and Army Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Solhjem speak at an Association of the U.S. Army webinar on "Soldier Readiness: Suicide Prevention" at noon EST. Register at ausa.org.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy Dr. John F. Plumb; Air Force Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, commander, U.S. Strategic Command; Air Force Gen. Glen D. VanHerck, commander, U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command; and Army Gen. James H. Dickinson, commander, U.S. Space Command, provide testimony at 3 p.m. EST at a House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces posture hearing, Rayburn House Office Building 2118, Washington, D.C. The hearing will also be livestreamed on Defense.gov.