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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office Kaye Whitley, Assistant Deputy for Force Management Integration, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) Charlene M. Bradley, Deputy Manager, Counseling, Advocacy and Prevention Program Commander, Navy Installation Command Katherine Robertson, LCSW, Manager Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Raymond Bruneau and Program Manager Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention Program Carolyn Collins testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee  at 10 a.m. EST on Sexual Assault in the Military: Prevention. in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
Army Col. John P. Johnson, commander of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9:00 a.m. EST, March 6, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an operational update. 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 media availability.  

There are no Speeches available for 3/6/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Spc. Jessica Y. Sarandrea, 22, of Miami,...

Multinational Corps--Iraq Commander to Brief Live From Iraq             Army Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9:30 a.m. EDT, March 9, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in...

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