Senate Armed Services confirmation hearing on Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. for reappointment to general and to be commander of International Security Assistance Force and commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan. 9:30 a.m., G-50 Dirksen
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing on the recent fungal meningitis outbreak, with FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg and Barry Cadden, the owner and director of pharmacy at the facility tied to the outbreak. 9:45 a.m., 106 Dirksen
House Foreign Affairs hearing on the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. 10 a.m., 2172 Rayburn Bldg.
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence hearing on weapons of mass destruction. 10 a.m., 210 Cannon
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security hearing on the Transportation Security Administration. 10 a.m., 311 Cannon
House Science, Space and Technology hearing on the U.S. Antarctic program. 10 a.m., 2318 Rayburn
House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity hearing on veteran employment challenges. 10 a.m., 334 Cannon
Senate Environment and Public Works hearing on a draft water policy bill. 10:30 a.m., 406 Dirksen
Senate Special Aging hearing on preventing financial abuse of the elderly. 2 p.m., 562 Dirksen
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.