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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates conducts a town hall meeting with soldiers at 1 p.m. EDT at Fort Drum, NY.  The event is open to the media.

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks to the Economic Club of Chicago at 5:30 p.m. CDT at the Downtown Chicago Hilton, Chicago, Ill.  The event is open to the media.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media event on his schedule.

Principal Director Detainee Affairs Allan Liotta testifies at a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2172 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology Shay Assad testifies at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building, room.



07/16/2009
Economic Club of Chicago
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Chicago, IL
07/16/2009:   Fort Drum Town Hall


07/16/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Sgt. 1st Class Jason J. Fabrizi, 29,...


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