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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark to the Pentagon today at 2 p.m. DST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 1:30 p.m. DST for escort to the cordon.
 
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
 
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff General Peter Pace is traveling.
 
Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynn and Chief of Staff USAF Gen. T. Michael Moseley testify at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Appropriations at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room 192 Senate Dirksen Building.
 
Commander, U.S. Strategic Command Gen. James E. Cartwright, USMC, Commander, NORAD and Northern Command Adm. Timothy J. Keating, USN, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, USAF and Commander, U.S. Southern Command Adm. James Stavridis, USN testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Director, Research and Engineering John Young testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
 


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03/21/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Mar. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th...


03/21/2007
Civilian Police Assistance Training Team Commander to Brief Live From Iraq         Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth W. Hunzeker, c ommanding general of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq , will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, March 22, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to...



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