The Armed Services Committee hearing schedule for the week of April 4th follows:
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces (11:30 a.m. at 2212 Rayburn). The subcommittee will meet to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2012 national defense authorization budget request for Department of Energy atomic energy defense activities and Department of Defense nuclear forces programs.
Witnesses on the 1st Panel:
- The Honorable Thomas P. D'Agostino
U.S. Department of Energy
- The Honorable Inés R. Triay, Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management
U.S. Department of Energy
- The Honorable Peter S. Winokur, Ph.D.
Chairman, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
Witnesses on the 2nd Panel:
- Major General William A. Chambers, USAF
Assistant Chief of Staff, Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration
U.S. Department of Defense
- Rear Admiral Terry Benedict, USN
Director, Strategic Systems Programs
- The Honorable Andrew Weber
Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs
Full Committee (2:00 p.m. in 2118 Rayburn). The Armed Services Committee will meet to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2012 national defense authorization budget requests from the U.S. Transportation Command and U.S. Africa Command. Witnesses are expected to address military operations in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn and the humanitarian relief efforts in Japan.
- General Duncan J. McNabb, USAF
Commander, U.S. Transportation Command
- General Carter F. Ham, USA
Commander, U.S. Africa Command
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Full Committee (10:00 a.m. in 2118 Rayburn). The Armed Services Committee will meet to receive testimony on the Fiscal Year 2012 national defense authorization budget requests from the U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Forces Korea. Witnesses are expected to address military efforts to support the humanitarian relief efforts in Japan.
- Admiral Robert F. Willard, USN
Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
- General Walter (Skip) Sharp, USA
Commander, U.S. Forces Korea
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities (2:00 p.m. in 2212 Rayburn). The subcommittee will meet to receive testimony on improving management and acquisition of information technology systems in the Department of Defense.
- The Honorable Elizabeth A. McGrath
Deputy Chief Management Officer, U.S. Department of Defense
- The Honorable Teresa M. Takai
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration and Department of Defense Chief Information Officer
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Subcommittee on Readiness (10:30 a.m. in 2212 Rayburn). The subcommittee will meet to receive testimony on Sustaining the Force: Challenges to Readiness.
- Brigadier General Lynn A. Collyar, USA
Director, Logistics Operations
Defense Logistics Agency
- Major General Michelle Johnson, USAF
Director, Strategy, Policy, Programs and Logistics, J5/4
U.S. Transportation Command
- Lieutenant General Frank A. Panter, Jr., USMC
Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics Headquarters
U.S. Marine Corps
- Lieutenant General Mitchell H. Stevenson, USA
Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, G4
Full Committee (1:00 p.m. in 2118 Rayburn). The Armed Services Committee will meet to receive testimony on repeal of law and policies governing service by openly gay and lesbian service members. Witnesses are expected to address the challenges and training associated with the repeal of the Pentagon’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.
- General George W. Casey, Jr., USA
Chief of Staff, U. S. Army
- Admiral Gary Roughead, USN
Chief of Naval Operations, U. S. Navy
- General James F. Amos, USMC
Commandant, U. S. Marine Corps
- General Norton A. Schwartz, USAF
Chief of Staff, U. S. Air Force