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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 addresses the Navy League Sea Air Space Exposition at noon at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Director of Defense/Veterans' Brain Injury Center Air Force Col. Michael Jaffee testifies at a hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee regarding traumatic brain injury at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room 418, Russell Senate Building.

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy and Director for Operations, J-3, Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John M. Paxton Jr. testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 10 a.m. EDT on developments in security and stability in Afghanistan in room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building.



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05/05/2010
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 4, 2010

           This week the Army, Navy and Coast Guard announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Air Force and Marine Corps announced an increase. The net collective result is 956 fewer reservists activated than last...



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