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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 Defense, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Wallace Gregson testifies at a hearing of the House Government Reform Committee on Afghanistan-Pakistan Interagency Strategy at 11 a.m. EDT in room 2154 Rayburn House 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.

 



There are no Speeches available for 6/24/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


06/24/2009
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of June 23, 2009               This week the Navy and Air Force announced an increase, while the Army, Marine Corps and Coast Guard announced a decrease.   The net collective result is 341 more reservists activated than last week. ...


06/24/2009
NATO-ISAF Regional Command South Commander to Brief Live from Afghanistan                 Maj. Gen. Mart de Kruif, commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force Regional Command South, will brief live from Afghanistan at 11:30 a.m. EDT, June 25, in the DoD Briefing...




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