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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England and Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright testify at hearing of the House Budget Committee on the DoD Fiscal year 2009 budget at 10 a.m. EST in room 210 Cannon House Office Building.

 

Secretary of the Army Preston M. “Pete” Geren III and Chief of Staff, Army General George W. Casey Jr testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on fiscal year 2009 Army budget overview at 10:30 a.m. EST in room SD 192.

 

Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne and Chief of Staff U. S. Air Force Gen. T. Michael Moseley testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year 2009 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of the Air Force at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael D. Rochelle, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Vice Adm. John C. Harvey, Jr, Deputy Chief of Staff, Manpower, Personnel, and Services, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Richard Y. Newton III, and Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Lt. Gen. Ronald S. Coleman testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on active component, reserve component, and civilian personnel programs in review of the defense authorization request for fiscal year 2009 and the future years Defense Program at 3 p.m. EST in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

 

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Personnel and Readiness Michael L. Dominguez  and Surgeon General/Commander U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker testify at a hearing of the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on “One Year after Walter Reed: An Independent Assessment of the Care, Support, and Disability Evaluation for Wounded Soldiers at 2 p.m. EST in room 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Commander, U.S. Strategic Command General Kevin P. Chilton and Assistant Secretary for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict/Interdependent Capabilities Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michael Vickers testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on U.S. Strategic Posture/FY 2009 budget request for Strategic Programs at 2 p.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources (N8) Vice Adm. Barry McCullough and  Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development & Acquisition Allison Stiller testify at hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on shipbuilding at 10 a.m. EST in room H 140 The Capitol.

 

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness P. Jackson Bell testifies at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental on U.S. reliance on private security firms in overseas operations at 10 a.m. EST in room 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building.

 

Director, Defense Intelligence Agency Lt. Gen. Michael D. Maples testifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the current and future worldwide threats to the national security of the United States at 9:30 a.m. room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building. 

 

 Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration Lt. Gen. James F. Amos, Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources Lt. Gen. John G. Castellaw  and Commander, Marine Corps Systems Command Brig. Gen. Michael M. Brogan testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year 2009 National Defense Authorization Budget Request Overview for the United States Marine Corps at 3 p.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Army Col. Richard Stevens, commander, Combined Task Force Rugged and the 36th Engineer Brigade, 82d Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EST, Feb. 27, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide a briefing on Afghan infrastructure development.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.



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02/27/2008
Navy Christens Amphibious Transport Dock Ship New York The Navy will christen the newest San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship New York (LPD 21) at 10 a.m. CST on Saturday, March 1, 2008, during a ceremony at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding facilities in New Orleans, La.  

 

The ship is named New York in honor...


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