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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Principal Director, Military Community and Family Policy Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Arthur Myers and Director and Chief Executive Officer Defense Commissary Agency Philip E. Sakowitz Jr testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on military resale and morale, welfare and recreation overview at 1 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.


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03/12/2009
Navy Names Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter announced today that the fourth littoral combat ship (LCS) will be named USS Coronado.   The announcement continues the practice of naming the agile LCS vessels after American mid-sized cities, small towns and communities. The ship is named in...


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