WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following schedule of public events for the week of March 8 - 12.
Full Committee Hearing: “National Security Challenges and U.S. Military Activities in the Indo-Pacific”
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
(11:00 a.m. ET – 2118 Rayburn/Webex – Open)
Purpose: The committee will receive testimony from Department of Defense witnesses on the national security challenges and U.S. force posture in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) area of operations and related policy. 
Mr. David F. Helvey
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Affairs
Department of Defense
Admiral Philip S. Davidson, USN
U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
General Robert B. Abrams, USA
United Nations Command / Combined Forces Command / U.S. Forces Korea
Subcommittees on Readiness and Military Personnel Joint Hearing: “Privatized Military Family Housing: Update on Implementation of Housing Reforms”
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 
(4:45 p.m. ET – 2118 Rayburn/Webex – Open) 
Purpose: The subcommittees will receive testimony from the largest private housing partners to discuss (1) the current status of their privatized military family housing projects; (2) the implementation of the housing reforms contained in the National Defense Authorization Acts for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021; and (3) the efforts to improve communication and build trust with military family tenants.
Rick Taylor
Facilities, Operation and Construction
Balfour Beatty Communities
Carolyn Tregarthen
Managing Director
Lendlease Americas
Major General Al Aycock (USA, Ret.)
Military Partnership Executive
Corvias Group LLC
**Clark Realty Capital declined the subcommittees’ invitation to participate**
 Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems and the House Committee on Oversight & Reform’s Subcommittee on National Security Joint Hearing: “Final Recommendations of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence”

Friday, March 12, 2021
(11:00 a.m. ET – 2118 Rayburn/Webex – Open)
Purpose: The CITI subcommittee will meet jointly with the House Oversight and & Reform subcommittee on National Security to receive testimony from the Chairmen and representatives of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence to review the Commission’s final report and their concerted effort on the commission’s seven lines of effort, with special emphasis on AI national security applications; science and technology investments; talent and workforce; and ethics.
Dr. Eric Schmidt
National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence
HON Robert Work
Vice Chairman
National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence
HON Mignon Clyburn
National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence
Mr. Gilman Louie
National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence



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