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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Lativian President Valdis Zatlers to the Pentagon today at 12:45 p.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.

Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Allen W. Middleton, Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Command, Surgeon General U. S. Army, Lt. Gen. Eric Schoomaker, Surgeon General U. S. Navy Vice Adm. Adam Robinson and Surgeon General U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. James G. Roudebush testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request on Defense Health Program Overview at 9 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Sean J. Stackley, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources Vice Admiral Barry J. McCullough testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Fiscal Year 2010 National Defense Authorization Budget Request for Department of the Navy shipbuilding acquisition programs at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.



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General Officer Announcements               Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:               Air Force Col. Steven J....


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Multi-National Security and Transition Command-Iraq Deputy Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Maj. Gen. James Milano, deputy commanding general of the Directorate of Interior Affairs, Multi-National Security and Transition Command-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, May 18, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in...



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