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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.

A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 9:53 a.m. EDT with one C-17.

Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy Shay Assad testifies at a hearing of the Senate Budget Committee on contracting and procurement policies at 10 a.m. EDT in room 608, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Acting Director, Office of Small Business Programs Linda B. Oliver testifies at a hearing of the House Committee on Small Business on service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2360, Rayburn House Office Building.

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



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              The Army released suicide data today for the month of June.  Among active duty soldiers, there were 21 potential suicides:  one was confirmed as a suicide, and 20 remain under investigation.  For...



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