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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael Mullen, will conduct a joint press briefing at 2 p.m. 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.

Acting Inspector General Gordon Heddell testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on outsourcing at 10 a.m. EST in room H-140 Capitol.

Chief Staff Officer, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Captain Mark Krause, USNR testifies at a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee  on VA’s update on short and long-term strategies for implementing new G.I. bill requirements at 1 p.m. EST in room 334 Cannon House Office Building.


There are no Speeches available for 2/26/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/26/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Feb. 24 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.   Killed were:   ...


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