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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Lithuanian Minister of National Defense Rasa Jukneviciene to the Pentagon today at 9 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus delivers remarks at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the National Press Club, regarding Energy Initiatives, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should contact Navy Public Affairs at, 703-697-5342.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead delivers remarks at 10 a.m. EDT at the Florida A&M NROTC Commissioning Ceremony, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, Fla. Media interested in attending should contact Navy Public Affairs at, 703-697-5342.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead delivers remarks at 6 p.m. EDT at the Port Everglades Fleet Week Celebration Reception on board the USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7). Media interested in attending should contact Navy Public Affairs at, 703-697-5342.



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04/30/2010
U.S.-China Officials Discuss MIA Cases

          Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs Bob Newberry concluded a week-long visit to China today after meeting with Chinese officials to discuss several U.S. MIA cases.  China’s past cooperation has...



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