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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn will receive the World Affairs Council - Washington, D.C. International Outstanding Public Service Award at 11:30 a.m. EDT at its 2nd annual “Speaks to America” luncheon at The McLean Hilton - Tysons Corner, Va.  Lynn will deliver the keynote address on “Achieving Effective Defense: Lean Budgets, Superior Forces.”

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen participates in a panel discussion with Gen. Ann Dunwoody and Vice Adm. Ann Rondeau at the 2010 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit at 9:45 a.m. EDT at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington D.C.  Media contact is Emily Edmonds, 212-522-3651, emily_edmonds@timeinc.com.  Media can also register for the virtual conference at http://events.unisfair.com/index.jsp?eid=661&seid=30.

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton A. Schwartz participates in a “Government Executive” discussion at 7:30 am EDT at the National Press Club about how the Air Force plans to meet the budgetary, technological and workforce challenges confronting all federal agencies.

Remarks on Efficiencies at the World Affairs Council of Northern Virginia
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Tysons Corner, Virginia

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Pfc. Ryane G. Clark, 22, of New...

XVIII Airborne Corps Deployment to Iraq Announced

               The Department of Defense announced today the deployment of the XVIII Airborne Corps in support of Operation New Dawn. This headquarters element consisting of more than 750 service members will deploy in...

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