Schedule of Upcoming Hurricane Katrina Hearings

Thursday, February 9, 2006: “Hurricane Katrina: The Defense Department’s Role in the Response” 10:00am, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342. Witnesses scheduled to testify: THE HONORABLE PAUL MCHALE, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense, U.S. Department of Defense; ADMIRAL TIMOTHY J. KEATING, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command; LIEUTENANT GENERAL H. STEVEN BLUM, Chief, National Guard Bureau; LIEUTENANT GENERAL RUSSEL L. HONORE, Commanding General, First U.S. Army; MAJOR GENERAL BENNETT C. LANDRENEAU, Adjutant General, Louisiana National Guard, Director, Louisiana Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Friday, February 10, 2006: “Hurricane Katrina: The Roles of DHS and FEMA Leadership” 9:30am, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342. Testimony expected from Former Federal Emergency Management Agency Director MICHAEL BROWN and additional officials from FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security. Full witness list to be announced. Monday, February 13, 2006: “Hurricane Katrina: Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Worsen the Disaster” 10:00am, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342. Testimony expected from DHS Inspector General RICHARD SKINNER. Full witness list to be announced. Tuesday, February 14, 2006: “Hurricane Katrina: The Homeland Security Department’s Preparation and Response” 10:00am, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 342 Testimony expected from DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff.