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Today in DOD

Today in DOD for Sept. 6, 2023

Dr. Mara E. Karlin, performing the duties of deputy under secretary of defense for policy, provides testimony at 10 a.m. EDT at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on "AUKUS: A Generational Opportunity to Deepen Our Security Partnerships with Australia and the United Kingdom," Dirksen Senate Office Building SD-419, Washington, D.C.

Principal Director for Resources & Analysis Mark Gorak, Office of the Chief Information Officer, joins panel discussions on building a digital workforce (10:25 a.m. EDT) and building a strong security culture for that digital workforce (11:25 a.m. EDT); and Zero Trust Portfolio Management Office Director Randy Resnick joins a panel discussion on what's next for the nation and cybersecurity (3 p.m. EDT), at the Billington Cybersecurity Summit, Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C.

Army Gen. Charles A. Flynn, commanding general, U.S. Army Pacific, discusses "Gaining Ground in the Pacific: The U.S. Army's Role in Campaigning against China," at 10:30 a.m. EDT at the Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. The event will also be livestreamed at

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Dr. Radha Iyengar Plumb discusses "Acquisition for Innovation" at 3 p.m. EDT at an in-person and virtual Center for Strategic and International Studies event, Washington, D.C. Register at