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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz have no public or media events on their schedules.

Acting Secretary of the Air Force Michael L. Dominguezand Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. John P.Jumpertestify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committeeat 9:30 EDT in room 192 of the Dirksen Senate OfficeBuilding.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs William Winkenwerder Jr., General Commander, U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Kevin C. Kiley, Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. George Peach Taylor, Medical Corps Surgeon General Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery VAdm. Donald C. Arthur testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committeeat 10 a.m. in room H-143 Capitol.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment Philip W. Grone, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment Geoffrey G. Prosch, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment B.J. Pennand Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Installations, Environment, and Logistics Nelson F. Gibbstestify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 10 a.m. in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Program Dale Klein, Assistant Secretary of the Army Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology Claude Bolton and Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Chemical Demilitarization and Counterproliferation Pat Wakefield testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 1 p.m. in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 Lt. Gen. Claude V. ChristiansonUSA, RAdm. Mark A. HugelUSN, Deputy Director for Fleet Readiness OPNAV N43B, Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies, and Operations Lt. Gen. Jan C. Huly USMC and Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics Lt. Gen. Donald J. WetekamUSAF testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 2 p.m. in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Michael W. Wynne, Inspector General Department of Defense Joseph E. Schmitz, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition John J. Young Jr., Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfare, Requirements, and Programs VAdm. Joseph A. SestakUSN, Director, Operational Capabilities and Requirements MG Stanley GorencUSAF and Assistant Deputy Commandant for Aviation BG Martin PostUSMC testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Service Committeeat 2:30 in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.



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04/06/2005
National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 6, 2005 This week, the Army, Air Force and Navy announced an increase, while the Marine Corps and Coast Guard had a decrease in the number of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization. The net collective result is 1,724 more reservists mobilized than last week.

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