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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.  

Army Brig. Gen. Gary Cheek, assistant surgeon general of warrior care and transition and commanding general, U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command and Charles Huebner, chief of paralympics, U.S. Olympic Committee, will conduct a news conference to announce the Inaugural Warrior Games.  The event will take place at 10 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room, 2E973.  Media interested in attending should contact Wayne V. Hall, Media Relations Officer, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs at 703-697-5662 or wayne.v.hall@conus.army.mil .


The Department of Defense (DoD) the Federal Voting Assistance Program will hold a 2010 Election Year kickoff press conference Jan. 7, 3 p.m. EST at the Fairfax at Embassy Row, Hunt Room, Washington, D.C.  See press advisory for details.


A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery begins at 11:05 a.m. EST with one T-6 aircraft.

There are no Speeches available for 1/7/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

Army Announces Force Structure Actions             The Army announced today the decision to relocate Headquarters, Army Contracting Command and Headquarters, Expeditionary Contracting Command from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal, Ala. These force structure actions will...

There are no Press Advisories available for 1/7/2010. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more

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