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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael G. Mullen testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the defense authorization request for fiscal year 2012 and the future years' defense program at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

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

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley and Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on fiscal year 2012 national defense authorization budget request from the Department of the Air Force at 1 p.m. EST in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.



02/17/2011
Opening Summary -- Senate Armed Services Committee (Budget Request)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC


02/17/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.

            Sgt. Lashawn D. Evans, 24, of Columbia,...



02/17/2011
Regional Command North Commanding General to Brief Live from Afghanistan

             German Maj. Gen. Hans-Werner Fritz, commanding general for Regional Command North, will brief the media live from Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EST, Feb. 18, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide...




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