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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. 

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen delivers remarks at 8:45 a.m. EDT at the American Legion Annual Convention in the Kentucky International Convention Center, Hall 2D, level 2, Louisville. Ky.  Media point of contact is Craig Robert, media relations manager, The American Legion work number (202)263-2982, cell (202) 406-0887 and fax (202) 861-2785.


Adm. Mullen delivers remarks at 10:40 a.m. EDT at  the Louisville Metro Police Commanding Officers Association Luncheon at in the Mayors Gallery, Metro Hall, 4ht floor (Old Courthouse) 527 W. Jefferson St., Louisville, Ky.  Media point of contact is Sgt Robert Bivin, Louisville Metro Police Department, Media /Public Relations Officer, work number (502) 574-2159, pager (502) 891-6078 and robert.biven@louisvilleky.gov .


Adm. Mullen delivers remarks at 7 p.m. EDT at the 6th Annual Conference for Brain Mapping and Image Guided Therapy Gala Reception at the Fairmont Hotel Boston, Ma.  Media point of contact is Shira Tabachnikoff, Elsevier +31 20485 2736, s.tabachnikoff@elsevier.com . 


The Department of Defense is holding its 13th Unexploded Ordnance / Counter-mine / Range Forum at Orlando’s JW Marriott Grande Lakes from Aug. 24-27.  See press advisory for details.

There are no Speeches available for 8/25/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Identifies Army Casualty                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.



Joint Chiefs Chairman Launches Virtual Town Hall The Joint Staff, in coordination with Defense Media Activity, released a YouTube video calling for questions to be submitted via video to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen.


The chairman intends to use social media to expand the two-way...

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