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Secretary of Defense, Robert M. Gates will conduct a press briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT, April 6, on FY2010 budget recommendations in the DoD 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.

 

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

 

Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Juan Ayala, commanding general, 2nd Marine LogisticsGroup (Forward) will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, April 6, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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.

 



04/06/2009
Defense Budget Recommendation Statement (Arlington, VA)
As Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Arlington, VA


04/06/2009
General Officer Assignments The Air Force chief of staff announces the assignments of the following general officers:

 

Brig. Gen. Earl D. Matthews, deputy director, studies and analyses, assessments and lessons learned, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va., to d irector, Command, Control,...


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