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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.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen will host an honor cordon to welcome General of the Army Nikolay Makarov, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Federation, to the Pentagon at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Photo opportunity only. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass should call 703-697-4272 for escort to the cordon.

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 Senate Armed Services Committee on the Nuclear Posture Review at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Senior Official performing duties of Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations and Environment Louis Jerome Hansen; Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations and Housing Joseph F. Calcara; Director of Operations, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, Installation Management Army Brig. Gen. James C. Boozer Sr.; Acting Director of the Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Carpenter; Assistant Chief, U.S. Army Reserve James Snyder; Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Installations, Environment and Logistics Terry A. Yonkers; Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Installations Kathleen I. Ferguson; Deputy Director, Air National Guard Maj. Gen. Patrick J. Moisio and Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of the Air Force Reserve Maj. Gen. David L. Commons testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on the fiscal 2011 Military Construction Budget Request for the Department of Army and the Department of Air Force at 10 a.m. EDT in room 124 Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Charles L. Rice; Army Surgeon General and Commander, U.S. Medical Command Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker; Surgeon General of the Navy Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson Jr. and Surgeon General, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles B. Green testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on Defense Health Program/Wounded Warrior at 10 a.m. EDT in room H140, The Capitol.

Director, Air National Guard Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III; Acting Director, Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Carpenter; Chief U. S. Army Reserve Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz and Chief, U.S. Air Force Reserve Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner Jr. testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Army and Air Force National Guard and Reserve component equipment posture at 1:30 p.m. EDT in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.

A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 11:15 a.m. EDT with four FA18's.

A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 11:41 p.m. EDT with one B-52.



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04/22/2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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