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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.

Director, Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Army Col. Robert W. Saum testifies at a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee on suicide prevention at 10 a.m. EDT in room 334, Cannon House Office Building.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.

A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 2:05 p.m. EDT with four F-16’s.



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07/14/2010
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 13, 2010

            This week the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Navy announced no change. The net collective result is 1,818 fewer reservists activated than last...



07/14/2010
Regional Command Southwest Commanding General to Brief Live from Afghanistan

            Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commanding general for Regional Command Southwest, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 11 a.m. EDT, July 15, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on current...





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