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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.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy Delores Etter testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Defense at 1:30 in room H-140 U.S. Capitol.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics Richard Douglas will brief  at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579.  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.

Commander United States Pacific Command Adm. Timothy J. Keating, Commander United Nations Command and Republic of Korea/United States Combined Forces Command Commander United States Forces Korea Gen. Burwell B. Bell III and Deputy Commander, United States Special Operations Command Vice Adm. Eric T. Olson testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EDt in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Chief National Guard Bureau Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum testifies at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Army Col. Mark Schweitzer, commander of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, April 24, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security and stability operations in eastern 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.


There are no Speeches available for 4/24/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Staff Sgt. Steven R. Tudor, 36, of...


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"Take our Daughters and Sons to Work" at the Pentagon             The Department of Defense will participate in the 15 th annual Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day. On Thursday, April 26, the Department and America Supports You will host an arts and crafts and a scrapbooking activity...




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