CLOSED: United States Special Operations Command and United States Cyber Command

Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021 Time: 12:00 PM Location: Room SVC-217, The Office of Senate Security in the Capitol Visitor Center


To receive a briefing on United States Special Operations Command and United States Cyber Command in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2022 and the Future Years Defense Program.

For this hearing, the Senate Armed Services Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of Members, witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room. 

Pursuant to this guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing. 

We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, which will be available on this page.

Questions about the feed or general questions about media attendance can be directed to:


  1. Mr. Christopher P. Maier
    Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict
  2. General Richard D. Clarke, USA
    Commander, United States Special Operations Command
  3. General Paul M. Nakasone, USA
    Commander, United States Cyber Command / Director, National Security Agency / Chief, Central Security Service