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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.

Undersecretary of Defense (Policy) Michele Flournoy and Commander, International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Army Gen. David Petraeus testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on developments in Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.

Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Chief of Staff, Army Gen. George Casey testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on the fiscal 2012 Army budget at 10 a.m. EDT in room H-140, The Capitol.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on fiscal year 2012 Navy budget request at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-192, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) James Miller and Commander, U.S. Cyber Command Army Gen. Keith Alexander testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on fiscal 2012 budget request from U.S. Cyber Command at 3:30 p.m. EDT in room 2212, Rayburn House Office Building.



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03/16/2011
General Officer Announcements

                The chief of staff, Army announced today the following assignments:

                Maj. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr.,...



03/16/2011
NORAD Flight Exercise Planned for Washington, D.C.

            North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct an exercise -- Falcon Virgo 11-06 beginning midnight Wednesday night into early...




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