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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen will host a sneak preview of the PBS special, "When Families Grieve," at 10 a.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Auditorium.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Michael Mullen addresses the TAPS Honor Guard Gala Dinner at 6:30 p.m. EDT in the Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave N.W. Washington, D.C.  Media interested in attending should contact Nicole Herr at 517-605-4519 or Nherr@Hayespr.Com. 

Principal Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development, and Acquisition, Vice Adm. David Architzel; Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Lt. Gen. Mark D. Shackelford; Deputy Commandant for Aviation U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. George J. Trautman III; Director, Air Warfare, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Rear Adm.  David L. Philman and Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans, and Requirements, Department of the Air Force, Maj. Gen. Johnny A. Weida testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Department of the Air Force and Department of the Navy tactical aircraft programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal 2011 and the future years defense plan at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.

Performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Charles Rice; Surgeon General U.S. Army, Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker; Surgeon General U. S. Navy, Vice Adm. Adam Robinson and Surgeon General U.S. Air Force, Lt. Gen. Charles Bruce Green testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Department of Defense Medical Centers of Excellence at 5:30 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.



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