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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules. 

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Counterintelligence and Security Troy Sullivan testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on National Industrial Security Program: Addressing the implications of globalization and foreign ownership for the defense industrial base at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. 

Commander, Special Operations Command Adm. Eric T. Olson testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on the Special Operations Command at 10 A.M.  in room H-143, The Capitol. 

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Thomas L. Bush and Director for Accession Policy, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Curtis L. Gilroy testify at a hearing of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs on all veterans programs at 1 p.m. EDT in room 334 Cannon House Office Building.

Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker, Surgeon General of the Navy Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson Jr and Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. James G. Roudebush testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Department of Defense medical programs at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-192 The Capitol..



04/16/2008
Royal College of Defence Studies (Washington, D.C.)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington D.C.


04/16/2008
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of April 16, 2008             This week the Army announced an increase, while the Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force announced a decrease. The Coast Guard number remained the same.  The net collective result is 231 more reservists mobilized than last...


04/16/2008
New Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine             Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Dr. S. Ward Casscells and Surgeon General of the Army Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, will announce the creation of the new, federally-funded institution, the Armed Forces...



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