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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen testify at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee on the new START Treaty at 10 a.m. EDT in room 106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

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

The Department of Defense and the Army will host a demonstration and static display of the Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS) on May 18 at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia. The PGSS display will be held on Fremont Field at Ft. Belvoir.  See press advisory for details.

Commander, Pacific Command Navy Adm. Robert F. Willard and Commander, European Command Navy Adm. James G. Stavridis testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee on proposed budget estimates for fiscal 2011 for the Pacific Command and European Command programs at 10 a.m. EDT in room SVC 217, The Capitol.



05/18/2010
Statement to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (New START Treaty)
Testimony as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106, Washington D.C.


05/18/2010
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

           Cpl. Nicholas D. Paradarodriguez, 29, of...



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