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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael G. Mullen testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Fiscal Year 2011 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the Department of Defense at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn  hosts an honor cordon to welcome El Salvador’s Minister of Defense Brig. Gen. David Munguia Payes to the Pentagon today at 9 a.m. EST.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the cordon. 

Co-Chair Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services Louis V. Iasiello and member of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services Brig. Gen. Sharon K.G. Dunbar testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the report of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services at 3 p.m. EST in room HVC 210.



02/03/2010
Combined Federal Campaign Awards Ceremony
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Pentagon Conference Center


02/03/2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   They died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device Feb. 2 in Zabul province, Afghanistan.   They were assigned...


02/03/2010
101st Airborne and U.S. Joint Forces Command to Discuss Joint Task Force Training for Operation Enduring Freedom                 Commanding General Maj. Gen. John Campbell, 101st Airborne Division and Commander, Joint Warfighting Center Maj. Gen. Stephen Layfield, will brief live from Ft. Campbell, Ky., at 11 a.m. EST, Feb. 4, 2010,...



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