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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome France’s Minister of Defense Herve’ Morin to the Pentagon today at noon. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 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.
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will conduct a press briefing with France’s Minister of Defense Herve’ Morin at1:15 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 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.
Director, Accessions Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Dr. Curtis Gilroy, Deputy Army Chief of Staff, G-1 Lieutenant General Michael D. Rochelle, Chief of Naval Personnel, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Total Force Vice Admiral Mark E. Ferguson, III, Marine Deputy Commandant for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Lieutenant General Ronald S. Coleman, Air Force Deputy Chief Staff, Manpower & Personnel, Lieutenant General Richard Y. Newton, III, Director, Army National Guard, Lieutenant General Clyde A. Vaughn, Chief, U.S. Army Reserve and Commanding General, Lieutenant General Jack C. Stultz, Chief, Navy Reserve, Vice Admiral Dirk J. Debbink, Commander, Marine Forces Reserve Lieutenant General John W. Bergman, Director, Air National Guard Lieutenant General Harry M. Wyatt, III, Chief, U.S. Air Force Reserve Lieutenant General Charles E. Stenner Jr, Chief, Coast Guard Reserve Forces Rear Admiral Daniel R. May will give testimony to the Military Personnel Subcommittee on recruiting, retention and end of strength overview at 10:00 a.m. EST. Location 2118 Rayburn.


There are no Speeches available for 3/3/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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