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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Commander, U.S. Transportation Command Gen. Duncan J. McNabb testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on U.S. Transportation Command’s airlift, sealift, and surface lift programs at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. 
 
Director, Operational Test and Evaluation Charles E. McQueary, Director, Missile Defense Agency Lt. Gen. Patrick O’Reilly and Commanding General, Test and Evaluation Command Maj. Gen. Roger Nadeau testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the future of missile defense testing at 1 p.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at noon EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.


There are no Speeches available for 2/25/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/25/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

1st Lt. William E. Emmert, 36, of Lincoln, Tenn., died Feb. 24 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he was shot while participating in a local Iraqi Police...


There are no Press Advisories available for 2/25/2009. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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