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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks at the DOD Energy Security Forum at 9:15 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium.  Media interested in attending should contact Cmdr. Wendy L. Snyder, wendy.snyder@osd.mil or call 703-697-1252.

Maj. Gen. John Campbell, commanding general for Regional Command East, and French Army Brig. Gen. Pierre Chavancy, commanding general for Task Force Lafayette will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley addresses the 2010 Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce meeting at 7 p.m. MDT at the Sandia Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Media interested with questions should contact the Chamber of Commerce at 505-764-3739.



There are no Speeches available for 10/13/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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