Today in the Department of Defense, 3/6/2012


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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, March 06, 2012


Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks at 10 a.m. EST at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's Policy Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter has no public or media events on his schedule.

Commander, U.S. Central Command Marine Gen. James N. Mattis and Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command Navy Admiral William H. McRaven testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the fiscal 2013 National Defense Authorization budget request at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense, on the fiscal 2013 National Defense Authorization budget request at 10 a.m. EST in room H-140, the Capitol.

Chairman JCS Gen. Martin Dempsey delivers remarks at the 5th Annual Joint Operational Contract Support (OCS) Leaders Conference at 10:30 a.m. EST at the Women In Military Service for America Memorial (one block up from the Arlington Cemetery Visitors Center). Contact JCS Public Affairs, 703-697-4272.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Robert Hale speaks at RAND's Manpower Roundtable on the administration's FY13 budget request and legislative changes as they affect manpower issues at noon EST at the RAND Conference Center, 4th Floor, 1200 South Hayes Street, Arlington, Va. Contact Lt. Col. Elizabeth Robbins at 703-693-8287.

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