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Release No: 065-11
July 22, 2011

DOD Officials to Brief on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Certification

            The following defense officials will conduct a briefing regarding the certification process necessary for the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” at 4:30 p.m. EDT, July 22, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973):

            Clifford Stanley, under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness,

            Maj. Gen. Steven Hummer, chief of staff, Repeal Implementation Team,

            Virginia “Vee” Penrod, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy/chairwoman of the Repeal Implementation Team.

            Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort into the building.

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