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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Secretary of State for Defense of the United Kingdom Desmond Browne to the Pentagon today at 12:30 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  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 to the cordon.

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

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics John Young and Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Sue Payton testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the source selection and path forward regarding the Air Force KC-(X) Program at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Commander Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Rear Adm. Donna L. Crisp and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for POW/Missing Personnel Affairs Charles A. Ray testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on oversight and status of POW-MIA activities at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

Army Maj. Gen. Michael Oates, commander of Multi-National Division-Center, and the 10th Mountain Division, will brief live from Iraq at 10:30 a.m. EDT, July 10, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. 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.


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