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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the new START and implications for national security programs at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

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

A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 3:05 p.m. EDT with one C-130.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 4 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance 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.



06/17/2010
Senate Armed Services Committee - New START Treaty
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, U.S. Capitol


06/17/2010
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring...



06/17/2010
U.S. Forces-Iraq Deputy Commanding General for Advising and Training to Brief Live at Pentagon

               Lt. Gen. Michael D. Barbero, U.S. Forces – Iraq deputy commanding general for advising and training and commanding general, NATO Training Mission-Iraq, will brief the media at 10 a.m. EDT, June 18, in...





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