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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Adm. Michael Mullen testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on FY11 DoD Authorization - Defense Posture at 9 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. 

Director, Defense Intelligence Agency Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess testifies at a hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on review global threats to the nation at 2:30 p.m. EST in room 216 Hart Senate Office Building.

 

Undersecretary of Defense Policy Michele Flournoy will speak at the Council on Foreign Relations at 8 a.m. EST at 1777 F St N.W., Washington, D.C.



02/02/2010
Statement on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.


02/02/2010
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Lance Cpl. Michael L. Freeman Jr., 21, of Fayetteville, Pa., died Feb. 1 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.   He was...


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