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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Adm. Mike Mullen testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EST in Room 106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.
 
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Adm. Mike Mullen testify at a hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan at 1:30 p.m. EST in Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III  will be the keynote speaker at the Aerospace & Defense Finance Conference, at the Credit Suisse Headquarters, New York, N.Y., at 12:30 p.m. EST.  Media interested in attending this event should contact Jim McAleese at 703-917-8900 or jmcaleese@mcaleese.com.

 

Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Health Affairs Allen Middleton, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment Dorothy Robyn, and Vice Adm. John M. Mateczun, commander, Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical, will testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee Joint Readiness and Military Personnel Subcommittees, on the Walter Reed Complex realignment at 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 210 of the House Visitors Center.


12/02/2009
Remarks at the Aerospace and Defense Finance Conference
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary Of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Credit Suisse Building, New York, NY


12/02/2009
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Lance Cpl. Jonathan A. Taylor, 22, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Dec. 1 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.   He was...


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  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
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