WASHINGTON D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) today released the schedule of public events for the week of December 9 – 13. 

Subcommittee on Military Personnel Hearing: “Diversity in Recruiting and Retention: Increasing Diversity in the Military – What the Military Services are Doing”
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
(2:00 PM – Rayburn 2118 – Open)
Lieutenant General Thomas C. Seamands, USA
Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1
United States Army
Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr., USN
Chief of Naval Personnel
United States Navy
Lieutenant General Brian T. Kelly, USAF
Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower, Personnel and Services
United States Air Force
Lieutenant General Michael A. Rocco, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs
United States Marine Corps

Full Committee Hearing: “U.S. Policy in Syria and the Broader Region”
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
(10:00 AM – Rayburn 2118 – Open)
The Honorable Mark Esper
Secretary of Defense
Department of Defense
General Mark Milley, USA
Joint Chiefs of Staff

Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities Hearing: “Climate Change in the Era of Strategic Competition”
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
(2:00 PM – 2118 Rayburn – Open)
Mr. Victorino Mercado
Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities
U.S. Department of Defense
Mr. Neill Tipton
Director for Defense Intelligence (Collection and Special Programs)
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence
Ms. Maria Langan-Riekhof
Director of the Strategic Futures Group at the National Intelligence Council
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Ms. Mary Miller
Principal Deputy, Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Research and Technology
U.S. Department of Defense