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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for July 20, 2023

Assistant Secretary of Defense Ely Ratner provides testimony at 8 a.m. EDT at the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party hearing on "The Biden Administration's PRC Strategy," Washington, D.C.

The Senate Armed Services Committee hearing at 9 a.m. EDT considers the nomination of Air Force Lt. Gen. Timothy D. Haugh to be National Security Agency director, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth participates in a fireside chat at 9:35 a.m. MT and Rob Joyce, director of Cybersecurity, National Security Agency, participates in a panel at 4 p.m. MT at the Aspen Security Forum, Aspen, Colorado. Register at

Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard G. Moore, deputy chief of staff for Plans & Programs, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, and Air Force Lt. Gen. Leah G. Lauderback, deputy chief of staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects Operations, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, speak at 1 p.m. EDT at the in-person Hudson Institute event on "Sharpening the Air Force's Cyber and Spectrum Edge," in Washington, D.C. The event will also be livestreamed on the Hudson Institute webpage.

Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Sabrina Singh briefs the media in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2D972) at 2 p.m. EDT.  The briefing will also be livestreamed on and broadcast on Channel 2 in the Pentagon.