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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen, will conduct a press briefing at 2 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E579.  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.

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

Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Eric S. Edelman testifies at a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on defining the military ‘s role towards foreign policy at 2 p.m. EDT in room 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Michael Dominguez, Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, U.S. Department of Defense Kaye Whitley and Deputy Chief of Staff G-1, U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael D. Rochelle will testify at the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommitte on National Security and Foreign Affairs  on sexual assault in the military at 10 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Ship Programs Allison Stiller and Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Resources and Capabilities Vice Adm. Barry McCullough testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Navy destroyer acquisition programs at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Acting General Counsel Daniel Dell’Orto and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Detainee Affairs Sandra Hodgkinson testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on implications of the Supreme Court’s boumedienne decision for detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: administration perspectives at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.


There are no Speeches available for 7/31/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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DoD Announces Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Sgt. James A. McHale, 31, of Fairfield,...


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