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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media event on his schedule.
Deputy Director for Operations, Joint Staff Brig. Gen. Perry Wiggins will brief at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update regional operations.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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
Deputy Director, Army Acquisition Corps Lt. Gen. N. Ross Thompson III, U.S. Army Program Executive Officer Brig. Gen. Mark Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Littoral and Mine Warfare Mr. Roger Smith, U.S. Marine Corps Product Group Director, Combat Equipment and Support Systems Col. Ed Smith, Executive Director for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Mr. Douglas Thomas, Program Executive Office – Special Operations Forces – Warrior Col. Kevin Noonan, Director, Defense Capabilities and Management Team Mr. William M. Solis, and Deputy Director, National Institute of Justice Mr. Jonathan Morgan will testify on Department of Defense body armor programs at 2:30 p.m. EDT at 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Director, Naval Criminal Investigative Service Mr. Tomas Betro, Deputy Assistant Director for Acquisition and Logistics, Naval Criminal Investigative Service Ms. Cathy Riddick-Brown, and Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration Mr. James A. Williams, will testify on procurement of Navy boat barriers at 2:30 p.m. in 2212 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Commemoration of the 63rd Anniversary of D-Day (Colleville-Sur-Mer, France)
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Colleville-Sur-Mer, France

Navy to Commission New Guided Missile Destroyer KIDD             The Navy will commission the newest Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, the USS Kidd, Saturday, June 9, 2007 , during an 8 p.m. CDT ceremony in Galveston, Texas.   ...

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