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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm.  Michael Mullen will conduct a media roundtable at 2:00 p.m. EST, in the DoD Briefing Room, 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.

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

Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne and Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force Gen. T. Michael Moseley testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Department of the Air Force in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal year 2009 and the future years defense program at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Secretary of the Navy Donald Winter, Chief of Navy Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and Commandant, U.S.Marine Corps Gen. James Conway testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on the fiscal year 2009 Department of the Navy Budget Overview at 10:30 a.m. EST in room SD 192.

Commander, U.S.  Central Command Adm. William J. Fallon and Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command Admiral Eric T. Olson testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on fiscal year 2009 National Defense Authorization Budget Request from the U.S. Central Command and the U.S. Special Operations Command at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command Admiral Eric Olson  and Commander, NORAD/U.S. Northern Command Gen. Victor E. Renuart Jr.testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on fiscal year 2009 National Defense Authorization Act Budget Request from U.S. Special Operations Command and U.S. Northern Command at 1:30 p.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force Gary Payton and Commander, Air Force Space Command General Robert Kehler testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Fiscal Year 2009 National Defense Authorization Act Budget Request and status for space activities at 3 p.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

Surgeon General of the U.S. Army and Commanding General, U.S.Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Vice Admiral Adam M. Robinson, Jr Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James G. Roudebush and Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense Health Affairs Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Col. Loree K. Sutton testify at  a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on on the findings and recommendations of the Department of Defense Task Force on Mental Health, the Army’s Mental Health Advisory Team reports, and Department of Defense and Service-wide improvements in mental health resources, including suicide prevention, for servicemembers and their families at 2:30 p.m. EST in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.



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03/05/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties             The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Mar. 3 in the Sabari District of Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during combat...


03/05/2008
WWI Veterans Portrait Exhibit and Ceremony Announced Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will host the unveiling of portraits of World War I veterans by photographer David DeJonge in a ceremony Thursday, March 6 at 12:45 p.m. EST in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room BH 650.

 

DeJonge is based in Grand Rapids, Mich....




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