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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy Shay Assad; principal military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Army, Acquisition Logistics and Technology Lt. Gen. William Phillips and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, Procurement Edward Harrington testify at a hearing of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room 106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Commander, Joint Task Force Haiti Lt. Gen. Ken Keen will conduct a press briefing on the status of U. S. military operations in Haiti at 10 a.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. 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.

There are no Speeches available for 4/19/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

General Officer Announcements Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:


Army Lt. Gen. David P. Fridovich, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill...

Air Force Commander to Brief Live from Afghanistan

                Air Force Brig. Gen. Steven L. Kwast, commander of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT, April 20, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an...

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