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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks to local news media and the Pentagon Traveling Press Corps in Kabul, Afghanistan, today May 7 at 10:30 a.m. EDT (7 p.m. Afghanistan time).  Kabul-Afghanistan: Kabul-based media are invited to attend the brief at the Government Media and Information Center.  For further information please contact: Mr. Baryalai Helali, Head of Media Relations and Coordination Department, Government Media and Information Center, Mobile: 0093 707 411 950 and Col. Gregory S. Julian, U.S. Forces - Afghanistan Public Affairs Officer Mobile: 0093 0707 355 965.

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

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 Defense (DoD) Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to discuss President Obama’s fiscal 2010 budget submission to the Congress.  See press advisory for details.



There are no Speeches available for 5/7/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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