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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 of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen delivers remarks at 11 a.m. EDT at a community town hall at Marquette University, 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Wis. 

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley participates in the Defense Writers Group at 8 a.m. EDT at the Fairmont Washington Hotel, Washington, D.C.  Media interested in attending should contact the Center for Media and Security at 914-762-4603.

Commander, U.S Northern Command/Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., and Commander, U.S. Southern Command, Air Force Gen. Douglas M. Fraser testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee in review of the fiscal 2012 budget at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-G50, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon 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.

Commander, Transportation Command, Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb and Commander, Africa Command, Army Gen. Carter F. Ham testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Command at 2 p.m. EDT on the fiscal 2012 budget in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.



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