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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers remarks at the Women's History Observance Program at 10:40 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River 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 to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule. 

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense East Asia Michael Schiffer testifies at a hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on Taiwan-China: recent economic, political, and military developments across the strait, and implications for the U.S. at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room 562, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

 

Commander, U.S. Southern Command Gen. Douglas Fraser, USAF, Commander Northern American Aerospace Defense Command U.S. Northern Command Gen. Victor E. Renuart Jr., USAF testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year 2011 national defense authorization budget requests from the U.S. Southern Command and U.S. Northern Command at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Chief of Staff, US Air Force General Norton A. Schwartz testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on the Air Force budget at 10 a.m. EDT in room H-143, The Capitol.

 

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment Dorothy Robyn, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations and Housing Joseph Calcara, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy Installations and Environment Roger M. Natsuhara and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations Kathleen I. Ferguson testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on fiscal year 2011 national defense authorization budget request for military construction, family housing, base closure, facilities operation and maintenance at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.



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03/18/2010
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Gilbert II, 28, of Richfield, Ohio, died March 16 of wounds sustained March 8 while supporting combat operations in Badghis province,...


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