Today in the Department of Defense, May 25, 2017
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is traveling. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. has no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work participates in a panel discussion at 11 a.m. EDT at the Intelligent Systems Center, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson speaks on nuclear modernization and strategic stability at 8 a.m. EDT at a Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies breakfast, Capitol Hill Club, 300 First St. SE, Washington, District of Columbia.
Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr., military deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition; Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris, deputy Air Force chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements; and Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, deputy Air Force chief of staff for operations, testify at 8 a.m. EDT at a House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces hearing on the Air Force budget, 2212 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia. The hearing will be streamed live on www.defense.gov/live.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson provides keynote remarks on “Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia: The Theory and Practice of Gray Zone Deterrence,” at 9 a.m. EDT at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia.
Acting Army Secretary Robert Speer and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley testify at 9:30 a.m. EDT at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the posture of the Department of the Army in review of the fiscal 2018 defense authorization request and the future years defense program, Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia. The hearing will be streamed live on www.defense.gov/live.
Acting Defense Department Chief Information Officer Dr. John Zangardi; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy) Dr. Rob Soofer; Gen. Robin Rand, commander, Air Force Global Strike Command; and Vice Adm. Terry Benedict, director, Navy Strategic Systems Program, testify at 10 a.m. EDT at a House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces hearing on fiscal 2018 priorities for nuclear forces and atomic energy defense activities, 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia. The hearing will be streamed live on www.defense.gov/live.