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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 a.m. CDT at the Executives’ Club of Chicago Special Leadership Breakfast at the Fairmont Chicago Hotel International Ballroom, 200 North Columbus Drive.  Media may contact Connie Jacobs at cjacobs@executivesclub.org or 312-263-3500, ext. 34.

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Michael Nagata, deputy commander, Office of the Defense Representative-Pakistan, will brief the Pentagon Press Corps via satellite link from Pakistan’s Ghazi Air Base at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, about U.S. military heavy-lift support to flood relief efforts in Pakistan.  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.

A National Capital Region Flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 2:05 p.m. and 3:05 p.m. EDT with one B-52.



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