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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Latvian Minister of Defense Artis Pabriks to the Pentagon today at 10 a.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance 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 cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ashton Carter testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on DoD Acquisition Program in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget at 10 a.m. EDT in room H-140, Capitol.



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04/13/2011
Airman Missing in Action from WWII Identified

            The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing in action from World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with...



04/13/2011
Task Force Strike and Afghan Brigade Commanders to Brief Live from Afghanistan

            U.S. Army Col. Arthur Kandarian, commander of Regional Command South’s Task Force Strike drawn from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, accompanied by Afghan Army Col. Ghalum Murtaza Sarwari, commander of...




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