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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers remarks to the corps of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point at 1:15 p.m. EST.  The speech will be broadcast live on the Pentagon Channel and streamed live at www.pentagonchannel.mil.

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

United States Military Academy (West Point, NY)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, West Point, NY

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                 The chief of staff, Air Force announced today the following assignments:

                 Brig. Gen. Earl...

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