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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn delivers keynote address on "Progress with Financial Reform Imperatives" at the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) National Capital Professional Development Institute in Washington D.C. at 8:25 a.m. EDT.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn and General Counsel Jeh Johnson testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Guantanamo detainees at 1 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Norton Schwartz testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Department of the Air Force in review of the defense authorization request for fiscal 2012 and the future years defense program at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Clifford Stanley; Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Thomas Bostick; Chief of Naval Personnel, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Vice Adm. Mark Ferguson; Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Personnel, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Darrell Jones and Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert Milstead testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Military Personnel Overview at 11 a.m. EDT in room 2212, Rayburn House Office Building.



03/17/2011
American Society of Military Comptrollers
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Washington, D.C.


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