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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S. C. Chu will provide an end-of-fiscal-year update on recruiting and retention in the military services at 10:30a.m. EDT, on Oct. 10 in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon, 2E973.  The commanders from the four active duty service recruiting commands will be available to respond to questions.  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.

There are no Speeches available for 10/10/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

Navy Names Ship After Howard O. Lorenzen ‘Father Of Electronic Warfare’          The Navy announced today that the name of the next missile range instrumentation ship will be USNS Howard O. Lorenzen . Designated T-AGM 25, the ship will honor the late Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) electrical engineer who was...

Star-Tides Demonstration Announced The STAR-TIDES research effort will hold its 2nd annual demonstration at Pentagon Center Court from noon on Tuesday, Oct. 14 to noon on Thursday, Oct. 16.   STAR-TIDES, which stands for Sustainable Technologies, Accelerated Research - Transportable Infrastructures for...

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