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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Swedish Minister of Defense Sten Tolgfors to the Pentagon today at 9:30 a.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 Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 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 William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

 

Director, Defense Procurement Acquisition Policy, Acting, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition & Technology Shay Assad testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on shaping a workforce for today’s acquisition environment that can meet DOD’s needs at 8 a.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building. 

 

Army Maj. Gen. Daniel Bolger, Multi-National Division-Baghdad commanding general, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, July 21, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  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.



There are no Speeches available for 7/21/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


07/21/2009
General Officer Announcements                 Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

 

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