WASHINGTON D.C. – House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) today released the following updated schedule of public events for the week of February 3 – 7, with one time and location change highlighted below.  
Future of Defense Task Force Hearing: “Supercharging the Innovation Base”
Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
(9:00 AM – Rayburn 2118 – Open)
The Honorable Eric Fanning
President & CEO
Aerospace Industries Association
Mr. Raj Shah
Chairman & Co-Founder
Mr. Chris Brose
Chief Strategy Officer
Anduril Industries
Subcommittee on Military Personnel Hearing: “Exceptional Family Member Program – Are the Military Services Really Taking Care of Family Members?”
Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
(2:00 PM – Rayburn 2212 – Open)
Panel 1:
Ms. Kelly Hruska
Government Relations Director
National Military Family Association
Ms. Karen Ruedisueli
Director, Health Affairs
Military Officers Association of America
Dr. Becky Porter
President and CEO
Military Child Education Coalition
Ms. Michelle Norman
Advocate for Special Needs Family Members
Ms. Austin Carrigg
Advocate for Special Needs Family Members
Panel 2:
Ms. Carolyn Stevens
Director, Office of Military Family Readiness Policy
Department of Defense
CAPT Edward Simmer, USN
Chief Clinical Officer, TRICARE Health Plans
Defense Health Agency
COL Steve Lewis, MS, USA
Deputy Director, DA Quality of Life Task Force & DA Family Advocacy Program Manager
U.S. Army
Mr. Ed Cannon
Director, Fleet and Family Readiness
Commander, Navy Installations Command
Ms. Norma Inabinet
Deputy Director, Military Personnel Programs
Air Force Personnel Center
Ms. Jennifer Stewart, MSW
Manager, Exceptional Family Member Program
Headquarters, United States Marine Corps
Ms. Jackie Nowicki
Director, K-12 Education
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces and Subcommittee on Readiness Joint Hearing: “Update on Navy and Marine Corps Readiness in the Pacific in the Aftermath of Recent Mishaps”
Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
(2:30 PM – Rayburn 2118 – Open)
Vice Admiral Richard A. Brown
Naval Surface Forces
U.S. Pacific Fleet
Lieutenant General Steven R. Rudder, USMC
Deputy Commandant for Aviation
United States Marine Headquarters