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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.

 

Air Force Brig. Gen. Walter Givhan, commander of the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan’s Combined Air Power Transition Force, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT, Aug. 12, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing development, equipping and training of the Afghan Air Corps.

 

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 8/12/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/12/2009
Navy To Christen USNS Matthew Perry The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry , Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, during a 5 p.m. PDT ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, Calif.

 

Continuing the Lewis and Clark-class (T-AKE) tradition of honoring...


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