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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Michael L. Dominguez, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Military Personnel Policy Lynda C. Davis, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Human Resources John McLaurin and Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Personnel Headquarters, United States Air Force Lt. Gen. Roger A. Brady testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 3 p.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

Commander U.S. Central Command Adm. William Fallon testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 9 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Vice Chief of Staff U.S. Army Gen. Richard Cody and Commanding Gen. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Gen. William Wallace testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.

Army Brig. Gen. Joseph Votel, deputy commanding general for operations for Combined Joint Task Force-82, and deputy commanding general, 82nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, April 18, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security and stability operations in Afghanistan.  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.
 
Michael Dominguez, principal deputy undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness along with Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Goldfein, vice director of the joint staff will brief at 1 p.m. EDT today in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to announce the program to recognize service members who deploy or mobilize beyond the established rotation policy goals.  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.


04/18/2007
American Chamber of Commerce of Cairo
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Cairo, Egypt


04/18/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Pfc. Richard P. Langenbrunner, 19, of Fort...


04/18/2007
Program To Recognize Frequent Deployment To Be Briefed             Michael Dominguez, principal deputy undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness along with Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Goldfein, vice director of the joint staff will brief at 1 p.m. EDT today in the DoD Briefing Studio,...




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