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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen testify at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Afghanistan Assessment at 9 a.m. EST in room 216 Hart Senate Office Building.

Secretary Gates and Adm. Mullen testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Afghanistan at 1 p.m. EST in room HVC 210.

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

A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery begins at 1:05 p.m. EST with four XFA-18C’s.



12/03/2009
Statement on Afghanistan to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, 216 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.


12/03/2009
Navy to Christen Submarine Missouri                 The Navy will christen its newest attack submarine Missouri, Saturday, Dec. 5, during an 11 a.m. EST ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton, Conn.    Sen. Claire McCaskill will...


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