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 September 28 – October 2.
Full Committee Hearing: “U.S. Defense Posture Changes in the European Theater”
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
(12:00 PM ET – CVC & Cisco Webex – Open)
Purpose: The committee will receive testimony from Department of Defense witnesses on the announced and proposed changes to U.S. defense posture in Germany and the European theater, to include issues of implementation, cost, and impacts on national security.
Dr. James Anderson
Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Department of Defense
Lt. Gen. David Allvin
Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy, Joint Chiefs of Staff

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