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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Policy Ryan Henry and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict and Interdependent Capabilities Barry Pavel testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Provincial Reconstruction Teams:  A Case for Interagency National Security Reform at 2 p.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Policy James J. Shinn and Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5 Joint Staff Lt. Gen. John F. Sattler testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the strategy in Afghanistan and recent reports by the Afghanistan Study Group and he Atlantic Council of the United States at 11 a.m. EST in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.


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02/14/2008
Flag Officer Assignments             Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced the following flag officer assignments:               Rear Adm. Carol M. Pottenger is being assigned as...


02/14/2008
Press Briefing On Reentry Of U.S. Satellite Announced             Ambassador James Jeffrey, assistant to the President and deputy national security advisor; Gen. James Cartwright, Joint Chiefs of Staff vice chairman; and Michael Griffin, NASA administrator, will conduct a press briefing in...




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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • 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
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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