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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 036-09
May 06, 2009

DoD to Conduct Briefs for Fiscal 2010 Budget Request

            Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Robert Hale, and Vice Adm. Steve Stanley, director, force structure, resources and assessment, Joint Staff,  will conduct a briefing at 12:30 p.m. EST, May 7, in the Department of Defense (DoD) Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to discuss President Obama’s fiscal 2010 budget submission to the Congress.
 
            Following the DoD budget request overview, representatives from the military services will also conduct briefs and answer questions as follows: 
 
            Army (1:30 – 2:30 p.m.):  Remain in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973
 
            Air Force (1:30 – 2:30 p.m.):  Pentagon Room 4E869
 
            Navy and Marine Corps (2:30 – 3:30 p.m.):  Pentagon Room 2E973
 
            Missile Defense Agency (3:30 – 4:30 p.m.):  Pentagon Room 2E973
 
            Journalists specifically interested in the Air Force briefing are requested to contact Vince King at (703) 695-0640.
 
            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.
 
            A limited number of budget justification documents will be available in paper copy form beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the DoD Press Office, Pentagon Room 2D950.  Only one copy per media organization will be available.  Electronic copies will be available online at 12:30 p.m. at http://www.budget.mil .