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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the Department of Defense at High Risk:  The Chief Management Officer’s Recommendations for Acquisition Reform and Related High Risk Areas at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. testifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee-Military Construction  on the Army budget at 10 a.m. EDT in room H-143 The Capitol.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee-Military Construction on Navy, Marine Corps budget at 2 p.m. EDT in room H-143 The Capitol


05/06/2009
Statement on "The Department of Defense at High Risk" Before the House Armed Services Committee
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn, Washington, D.C.


05/06/2009
Senior Executive Service Appointments/Assignments Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointments/assignments.

 

Phillip E. Carter, deputy assistant secretary of defense (detainee affairs), Office of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Washington,...


05/06/2009
DoD to Conduct Briefs for Fiscal 2010 Budget Request             Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Robert Hale, and Vice Adm. Steve Stanley, director, force structure, resources and assessment, Joint Staff,  will conduct a briefing at 12:30 p.m. EST, May 7, in the Department of...




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