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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.  

Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command Navy Adm. Eric Olson will deliver remarks and answer questions at 9 a.m. EDT regarding "USSOCOM: Function and Focus" at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, CSIS, 1800 K Street, Washington, D.C.  Credentialed members of the press who would like to attend must RSVP to aschwartz@csis.org. 

The Department of Defense will host a display of a Gunslinger Package for Advanced Convoy Security (GunPACS) outfitted vehicle on April 1.  The GunPACS display will be held in the North Parking area of the Pentagon Reservation, adjacent to the Pentagon Conference Center, at 11:30 a.m. EDT.  See press advisory for details.

TRANSCOM Joint Meritorious Unit Award Presentation
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Scott Air Force Base, IL

Statement by Army Secretary John McHugh                 “Yesterday, in response to a series of questions from reporters regarding “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”, I made several statements that require further comment.    ...

Third Army Commander to Brief Live from Kuwait                 Third Army Commanding General Lt. Gen. William G. Webster will brief live from Kuwait at 10 a.m. EDT, April 2, in the DoD Press Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973. The topics addressed will be the...

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