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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. 

Assistant Secretary of the Navy Installations and Environment BJ Penn, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Installations Kathleen I. Ferguson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations and Housing Joseph F. Calcara and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment Wayne Arny testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on military construction, environmental, and base closure programs in the review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2010 at 3 p.m. EDT in room SR-222 Russell Senate Office Building.


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.  This is an incentive program for government and industry partners to improve joint value by promoting innovation and creativity.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Terrace Parking Lot Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 2 p.m.; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the ceremony.

There are no Speeches available for 6/17/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Identifies Army Casualty                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.



There are no Press Advisories available for 6/17/2009. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more

There are no Transcripts available for 6/17/2009. Please see the Transcripts overview page for more

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