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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will host a ceremony honoring the 60th Anniversary of the signing of Executive Orders 9980 and 9981 integrating the armed forces and the federal civil service at 9 a.m. EDT, Aug. 6, at the Pentagon auditorium (Basement level, G ring, 6th corridor).  See press advisory for details.

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



08/06/2008
60th Anniversary of the Racial Integration of the Military and Federal Workforce (Washington, D.C.)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington, D.C.


08/06/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Pvt. Timothy J. Hutton, 21, of Dillon,...


08/06/2008
DoD Official to Brief on KC-X Tanker Draft RFP                Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisitions Policy Shay Assad will brief the news media at 3 p.m. EDT, Aug. 6, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide information on the draft...




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