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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus delivers remarks at 9 a.m. EDT at the Jane’s Energy, Environment, Defense and Security Conference in Alexandria, Va.  Media interested in attending should contact Capt. Beci Brenton at 703-697-7491.

Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Clifford L. Stanley; Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Robert F. Hale; Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs) Dennis M. McCarthy; and Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) and Director of Tricare Management Activity Jonathan Woodson testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the active, guard, reserve, and civilian personnel programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for fiscal 2012 and the future years defense program at 2 p.m. EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) James N. Miller Jr. and Commander, U.S. Strategic Command Air Force Gen. C. Robert Kehler testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on implementation of the New START Treaty and plans for future reductions in nuclear warheads and delivery systems post-New START Treaty at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

A National Capital Region flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 1:50 p.m. EDT with four F/A-18’s.



05/04/2011
Remarks at the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride Congressional Reception
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, III, Dirksen Senate Office Building


05/04/2011
Air Force Announces Criteria for Basing of Security Forces Training Center

            The Air Force announced today criteria for basing of a consolidated security forces regional training center.

            The basing criteria were approved by...



05/04/2011
NORAD Flight Exercise Planned for National Capital Region

            North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct an exercise -- Falcon Virgo 11-08 beginning Wednesday night into early Thursday...




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