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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 III will deliver remarks at 9 a.m. MDT at the 26th National Space Symposium at the Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colo. Journalists wishing to cover the remarks should contact media relations at media@spacefoundation.org or 719-576-8000 for more information. 
 
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen addresses the USO Metro Awards Dinner at 6:30 p.m. EDT at the Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City, Arlington, Va. Media interested in attending should contact Aris Lazdins at aris@adviceunlimited.net or 301-924-0330.
 
Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller, Mark E. Easton testifies at a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on oversight of federal financial management at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2247, Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston; Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Carlton W. Kent; Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Rick D. West and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on quality of life at 10 a.m. EDT in room H143, The Capitol.
 
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Michele A. Flournoy; Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. James E. Cartwright and Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Army Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. policy towards the Islamic Republic of Iran at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room SR-253, Russell Senate Office Building.
 
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, James N. Miller and Commander, U.S. Strategic Command Air Force Gen. Kevin P. Chilton testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the United States nuclear weapons policy and force structure at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs, Andrew Weber; Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Kenneth A. Myers III and Joint Program Executive Officer for Chemical and Biological Defense, Army Brig. Gen. Jess A. Scarbrough testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on fiscal 11 National Defense Authorization Budget request for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and Chemical Biological Defense Program and Counterproliferation Initiatives at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli; Assistant Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos; Vice Chief of Naval Operations U.S. Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert and Vice Chief of Staff U.S. Air Force Gen. Carrol H. Chandler testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the current readiness of U.S. forces at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SD-562, Dirksen Senate Office Building.
 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Alexander Vershbow testifies at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Balkans at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 419, Dirksen Senate Office Building
 
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Clifford Stanley testifies at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on the civilian expeditionary workforce at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building.


04/14/2010
Remarks at the National Space Symposium
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado


04/14/2010
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of April 13, 2010 This week the Army, Navy and Coast Guard announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Marine Corps and Air Force announced an increase. The net collective result is 128 more reservists activated than last week.   At any given time, services may activate some units and...


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