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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers a commencement address at 10 a.m. EDT at the U.S. Naval Academy, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Md.  Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead will also speak.

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

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey delivers remarks at 1 p.m. EDT at the 2011 TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, Va.  Media interested in attending should contact Lt. Col. Alayne Conway at 703-693-4961.



05/27/2011
United States Naval Academy Commencement
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Annapolis, Maryland


05/27/2011
DOD Identifies Air Force Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two airmen who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            The airmen died May 26 in the...



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