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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules. 

Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence James Clapper speaks at 8:15 a.m. EST at the National Defense Industrial Association 2010 Biometrics Conference in Arlington, Va.  Media interested in attending should contact Ms. Holley Slabaugh at hslabaugh@ndia.org or 703 247-2561.

 

Co-Chair, Department of Defense Independent Review Relating to Fort Hood Togo D. West Jr and Co-Chair, Department of Defense Independent Review Relating to Fort Hood Admiral Vernon E. Clark testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the findings and recommendations of the Department of Defense Independent Review Relating to Fort Hood at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SD-G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building.

 

Gen. Douglas Fraser, Commander, U.S.SOUTHCOM, will brief live from Miami at 10 a.m. EST, January 21, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing relief efforts in Haiti.  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.

 

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy Noel Koch testifies at a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee on seamless transition at 10 a.m. EST in room 334 Cannon House Office Building. 

 

Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, Assistant Chief of Staff, Strategic Deterrent and Nuclear Integration Headquarters, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. C. Donald Alston and Commander, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Brig. gen. Everett H. Thomas testify at a meeting of the House Armed Services Committee on the status of the Air Force nuclear security roadmap at 10 a.m. EST in room HVC 210. 

 

The Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will be signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Pentagon Jan. 21, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. EST.  See press advisory for details. 

 

Commander, Central Command Gen. David Petraeus speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies at 10:30 a.m. EST at 1800 K Street, N.W. Washington, D.C.  Media interested in attending should contact militarystrategyforum@csis.org.

 

Department of Veterans Affairs Program Manager, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR) Captain Mark Krause, USNR (Ret.); Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Roger W. Baker; Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Stephen W. Warren; Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Construction, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Jan R. Frye and Director, Office of Education Service, Veterans Benefits Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs   Keith Wilson testify at a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee on The Future of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill Claims Processing System at 1 p.m. EST in room 334 Cannon House Office Building.



01/21/2010
Remarks at the USAF-Tufts-Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis Conference
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III , Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C.


01/21/2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualty                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   ...


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