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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks at the military retirement of Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden at 10 a.m. EDT at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington D.C.  Point of contact is Col. Marcella Adams, 703-693-9085, Marcella.adams@pentagon.af.mil .

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will speak at the farewell ceremony of Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne at 1 p.m. at the Air Force memorial in Washington D.C.  Media interested in attending should contact the Air Force public affairs office at (703) 695-0640. 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Farewell Ceremony for Secretary Michael Wynne (Virginia)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Air Force Memorial, Virginia

DoD Identifies Marine Casualties             The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Capt. Eric Daniel Terhune, 34,...

Multinational Corps-Iraq Commander to Brief Live from Iraq             Army Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, June 23, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in...

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