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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Japan’s Minister of Defense Toshimi Kitazawa to the Pentagon today at 3:10 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.

Director, Environmental Management Maureen Sullivan testifies at a hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources on Strike Act amendments Act of 2010 in room, 1334 Longworth House Office Building.



05/25/2010
Coast Guard Change of Command
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Fort McNair, Washington, DC


05/25/2010
DOD Announces Units for Upcoming Rotation in Iraq

             The Department of Defense announced today the alert of replacement forces scheduled to deploy in support of Operation New Dawn. Effective Sept. 1, 2010, the U.S. mission in Iraq is renamed from Operation Iraqi Freedom to...



05/25/2010
Regional Command South Commanding General to Brief Live From Afghanistan

             British Army Maj. Gen. Nick Carter, commanding general for Regional Command South, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 11 a.m. EDT, May 26, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973.  Carter will provide an...




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