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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace will conduct press conference at 3:00 p.m. EDT, April 11, 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 events on his schedule.

Director Missile Defense Agency Lt. Gen. Henry A. Obering, III  and Commanding General U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Lt. Gen. Kevin T. Campbell testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 3 p.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

Chief, Army Reserve Lt.Gen. Jack Stultz, Chief, Naval Reserve, Vice Adm. John G. Cotton, Commander, Marine Forces Reserve Lt.Gen. John W. Bergman, Chief, Air Force Reserve Lt.Gen. John A. Bradley, Chief, National Guard Bureau Lt.Gen. H Steven Blum, Vice Chief, Army National Guard Lt.Gen. Clyde Vaughn and Vice Chief, Air National Guard Lt Gen Craig McKinley testify at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Appropriations  at 10 a.m. EDT in room 192 Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Global Security Affairs Joseph A. Benkert testifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

Principal Director for South and Southeast Asia, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian & Pacific Security Affairs Brig Gen John Toolan will brief at 10 a.m. EDT, April 11, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on counter-terrorism efforts in South and Southeast Asia.  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.


 



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