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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates attends a White House ceremony at noon in which President Obama will award the Medal of Honor to Army Pfc. Anthony Koho'ohanohano and Army Pfc. Henry Svehla for their actions in Korea. The event will be carried live on the Pentagon Channel and streaming live at www.pentagonchannel.mil.

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



There are no Speeches available for 5/2/2011. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/02/2011
DOD Announces Reassignment of USJFCOM Functions

            As part of the disestablishment of U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM), the Department of Defense today announced the approved reassignment of critical USJFCOM organizations and functions to designated combatant commands,...



05/02/2011
Pentagon Background Briefing Announced

            Two senior defense officials will conduct a background briefing at 11:30 a.m. EDT today in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973).  They will be joined via telephone by a senior intelligence...





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