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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, Vice Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James E. Cartwright and Director, Missile Defense Agency Lt. Gen. Patrick J. O’Reilly testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on ballistic missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2010 and the Future Years Defense Program at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106 Dirksen Senate Office Building.  

Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development and Acquisition Sean J. Stackley and Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources Vice Adm. Bernard J. McCullough III testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Navy shipbuilding programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2010 and the Future Years Defense Program at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SR-232A Russell Senate Office Building.

 

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General Peter W. Chiarelli, Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology/Director, Acquisition Career Management Lt. Gen. N. Ross Thompson III and Director, Portfolio Systems Acquisition Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics David G. Ahern testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Army modernization and management of the Future Combat Systems program in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2010 and the Future Years Defense Program at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SR-222 Russell Senate Office Building.

 

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at noon EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



06/16/2009
Statement on Missile Defense Before the Senate Armed Services Committee
Statement by William J. Lynn III , Washington, D.C.


06/16/2009
Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense senior executive service, senior leader, and scientific and professional appointments and reassignments.

 

Appointments

 

Price B. Floyd has been appointed to the...


06/16/2009
Value Engineering Awards to be Presented              The Department of Defense Value Engineering Program awards will be presented at a 2:30 p.m. EDT ceremony on June 17, 2009. The event will be held in the Pentagon auditorium, room BH-650.      ...




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