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 28 – April 1.
Full Committee Hearing: “National Security Challenges and U.S. Military Activity in Europe”
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
(10:00am ET – 2118 Rayburn and via WebEx ­– Open)
Purpose: To examine Department of Defense policies, programs, and activities in the U.S. European Command area of operations. 
General Tod Wolters, USAF
U.S. European Command 
Dr. Celeste Wallander
Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs
Department of Defense
Subcommittee on Military Personnel Hearing: “Patient Safety and Quality of Care in the Military Health System”
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
(2:00pm ET – 2118 Rayburn and via WebEx­– Open)
Purpose: To receive testimony on patient safety and the quality of care in the military health system.
Panel 1
Mr. Dez Del Barba
US Army Veteran
Mr. Derrick Luckey
Father of Seaman Danyelle Luckey
Ms. Sharon Silas
GAO Health Care Team
Panel 2
Lieutenant General Ronald J. Place
Defense Health Agency
Lieutenant General R. Scott Dingle
Surgeon General
Rear Admiral (Upper Half) Bruce L. Gillingham
Surgeon General
Lieutenant General Robert I. Miller
Surgeon General
Air Force
Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces Hearing: “Updates on Modernization of Conventional Ammunition Production”
Thursday, March 31, 2022
(10:00am ET – 2118 Rayburn and via Webex – Open) 
Purpose: To receive testimony from the Army on ongoing efforts to modernize conventional ammunition production across the industrial base. Also testifying will be representatives from the four contractors operating the Army’s five Government-operated, Contractor-operated ammunition plants.
Panel 1
The Honorable Douglas R. Bush
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT))
Department of the Army 
General Edward M. Daly, USA
Commanding General
Army Materiel Command
Brigadier General William M. Boruff, USA
Program Executive Officer
Joint Program Executive Office, Armaments and Ammunition
Brigadier General Gavin J. Gardner, USA
Commanding General
Joint Munitions Command
Panel 2
Jason W. Gaines
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Munition Systems
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems
John J. McGuiness
Brigadier General USA (Ret)
President, American Ordnance, LLC
Brian Gathright
Vice President and General Manager
BAE Systems Ordnance Systems Inc
Brett Flaugher
Subcommittees on Seapower and Projection Forces and Readiness Joint Hearing: “Posture and Readiness of the Mobility Enterprise”
Thursday, March 31, 2022
(2:00pm ET – 2118 Rayburn and via Webex – Open) 
Purpose: To receive testimony from the U.S. Transportation Command and the Maritime Administration on the posture and readiness of the mobility enterprise.
General Jacqueline D. Van Ovost, USAF
Commander, United States Transportation Command
Ms. Lucinda Lessley
Acting Administrator, Maritime Administration
Subcommittee on Intelligence and Special Operations Hearing: “FY23 Hearing to Review Department of Defense Strategy, Policy, and Programs for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction”
Friday, April 1, 2022
(10:00am ET – 2118 Rayburn and via Webex – Open) 
Purpose: To provide members an opportunity to examine the roles, responsibilities, and authorities governing the Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Programs; and how the Department is postured and resourced to address the most pressing of these threats.
The Honorable John Plumb
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy
The Honorable Deborah G. Rosenblum
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs
Vice Admiral Collin Patrick Green
Deputy Commander
U.S. Special Operations Command
Dr. Rhys M. Williams
Acting Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment