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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates addresses the cadets at the U.S. Air Force Academy on the “Future of the Air Force” at 11:40 a.m. EST.  This event will air live on the Pentagon Channel and stream live at http://www.pentagonchannel.mil.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn presides over the Joint IED Defeat Organization change of authority ceremony at 11 a.m. EST from Lt. Gen. Michael Oates to Lt. Gen. Michael Barbero in the Pentagon Auditorium (Room BH650).

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus delivers remarks at 3:30 p.m. EST at Loeb Hall, Harvard University.  Media interested in attending should contact Kevin Galvin at Harvard at 617-495-1585.



03/04/2011
Remarks at JIEDDO Change of Directorship Ceremony
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Pentagon Auditorium


03/04/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Spc. Jason M. Weaver, 22, of...



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