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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 3:30 p.m. PST at the University of California Los Angeles, as part of their Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture Series at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, Korn Convocation Hall, 110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, Calif.  Media interested in attending should contact Alexandra Lieben, deputy director, Burkle Center for International Relations at 310-701-4900 alieben@international.ucla.edu or JCS Public Affairs, 703-697-4272. 

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead speaks at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., Government Executive Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. EST.  Contact Cmdr. Charlie Brown at 703-692-5307. 

Army Col. William Roy, commander of Task Force Wolverine and the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EST 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. 

Air Force Secretary Michael Donley and Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz speak at 1 p.m. EST at the Fisher House Dedication Ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Del.  Contact Van Williams, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Office Public Affairs, at 302-677-23069 or van.williams@us.af.mil.  Fisher House POC is Jody Fisher, Rubenstein Communications, at 212-843-8296 or jfisher@rubenstein.com.

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