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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2359 Rayburn House Office Building.

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Peru’s Minister of Defense Allan Wagner to the Pentagon today at 1:45 p.m. EDT. 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 1:15 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael G. Mullen and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community & Family Policy Leslye A. Arsht testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room H-143 U.S. Capitol.

Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh, Commanding General, Gulf Region Army Corps of Engineerwill brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, March 29, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North 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 into the building.



03/29/2007
House Appropriations Committee--Defense
Testimony As Submitted For Delivery By Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington, DC


03/29/2007
Flag Officer Assignments Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen announced the following flag officer assignments:   Rear Adm. (lower half) Mark H. Buzby is being assigned as commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, U.S. Southern Command, Guantanamo, Cuba. Buzby is currently serving as deputy director,...


03/29/2007
Multinational Force-West Commander to Brief Live From Iraq               Marine Corps Maj. Gen. W.E. Gaskin, commanding general, Multinational Force-West, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, March 30, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579,...




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