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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.

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Philip Breedlove will attend a Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce reception at 5:30 p.m. EDT at the Capitol Visitors Center Atrium, Washington, D.C.  Media interested in attending should contact Meredith Manley at 405-297-8964.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will provide remarks at 7 p.m. EDT at the U.S. Navy's Commemoration honoring the Star-Spangled Banner and the "One Year Out" from the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center, Washington, D.C.  Media interested in attending should contact Capt. Pamela Kunze, SECNAV's public affairs officer at 703-697-7491.



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06/22/2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Lance Cpl. Jared C. Verbeek, 22, of Visalia, Calif., died June 21 from wounds...



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