Mar 20, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring five (5) events the week of March 20-24.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

"America’s Role in the World"
Full Committee
(10:00 AM – 2118 Rayburn – OPEN)
Mr. Stephen Hadley
Former National Security Advisor
Secretary Madeleine Albright
Former Secretary of State

"Social Media Policies of the Military Services"
Subcommittee on Military Personnel
(3:30 PM - 2118 Rayburn - OPEN)


Mr. Anthony M. Kurta
Performing the Duties of Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
Office of the Secretary of Defense

Lieutenant General Mark A. Brilakis, USMC
Deputy Commandant, Manpower and Reserve Affairs
United States Marine Corps

Lieutenant General Gina M. Grosso, USAF
Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services
United States Air Force

Vice Admiral Robert P. Burke, USN
Chief of Naval Personnel
United States Navy

Major General Jason Evans, USA
Director, Military Personnel Management
United States Army

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

"The Evolution of Hybrid Warfare and Key Challenges"
Full Committee
(10:00 AM – 2118 Rayburn – Open)
Dr. Francis G. Hoffman
Distinguished Research Fellow
National Defense University

Mr. Andrew Shearer
Senior Adviser on Asia Pacific Security
Director, Alliances and American Leadership Project
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Dr. Christopher S. Chivvis
Associate Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center
Senior Political Scientist
RAND Corporation

"The Current State of the U.S. Air Force"
Subcommittee on Readiness
(2:00 PM - 2118 - OPEN)


Major General Scott D. West, USAF
Director of Current Operations and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations
Headquarters U.S. Air Force

Lieutenant General L. Scott Rice
Air National Guard

Lieutenant General Maryanne Miller
Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander
Air Force Reserve Command

Thursday, March 23, 2017

"High Consequences and Uncertain Threats: Reviewing Department of Defense Strategy, Policy, and Programs for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction for Fiscal Year 2018"
Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
(10:30 AM - 2118 - OPEN)


Dr. Arthur T. Hopkins
Acting Assistant Secretary for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs
Department of Defense
Mr. Peter Verga
Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense & Global Security
Ms. Shari Durand
Acting Director
Defense Threat Reduction Agency