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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.

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Miller delivers remarks at 8 a.m. EDT at the Ogilvy Washington National Security Lecture Series in the Ogilvy's Washington Headquarters, 1111 19th St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, D.C.  Media interested in attending should contact Eric Rosenberg at 202-729-4177, 703-409-4932 (cell) or eric.rosenberg@ogilvypr.com.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Dennis M. McCarthy; Chief, National Guard Bureau, Air Force Gen. Craig R. McKinley; Director, Air National Guard. Air Force Lt. Gen. Harry M. Wyatt III; Acting Director, Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Raymond W. Carpenter; Chief of Army Reserve; and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command Lt. Gen. Jack C. Stultz; Chief of Navy Reserve, and Commander, Navy Reserve Force Vice Adm. Dirk J. Debbink; Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, and Commander, Marine Forces North Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly; Chief of Air Force Reserve, and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner Jr. and Acting Director of Reserve and Training, U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Sandra L. Stosz testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Reserve component programs in review of the defense authorization request for fiscal 2011 and the future years defense program at 10 a.m. EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley and Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force Gen. Norton A. Schwartz testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on fiscal 2011 Air Force budget at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building.



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DOD Identifies Marine Casualties

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05/12/2010
Commander, International Security Assistance Force / Commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan to Brief the Media

                Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal will hold a press conference on May 13, 2010, at noon EDT, in the DoD Briefing Room (Pentagon 2E973) to provide an update on Afghanistan...




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