National Press Club

May 2 Newsmaker with Ashton Carter CANCELLED

May 1, 2013 | By Herb Perone |

Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Ashton B. Carter has cancelled his appearance for the May 2 Newsmaker, citing a late-breaking scheduling conflict.

He was scheduled to speak at the National Press Club on strategic and budgetary challenges facing the Defense Department during a period of unprecedented fiscal uncertainty.

The news conference, originally set for Thursday, May 2 at 10 a.m. in the NPC's Zenger Room, will no longer be held.

Carter was confirmed as Deputy Secretary of Defense in October 2011 after serving as Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics since April 2009.

Gene Tighe, NPC Newsmaker Event Host