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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael G. Mullen, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric S. Edelman and Director of Strategic Plans and Policy Vice Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on transforming the U.S. military’s foreign language, cultural awareness, and regional expertise capabilities at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

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

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Plans) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Personnel and Readiness Gail H. McGinn, Senior Language Authority Office of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff/J-1 Brig. Gen. Gary Patton, Director of Intelligence U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. R.M. (Dick) Lake, Director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy Division (OPNAV N13) Rear Adm. Daniel P. Holloway, Director, Force Development (HAF/AID) Deputy Chief of Staff for Manpower and Personnel Joseph M. McDade Jr and Director of Training, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 Brig. Gen. Richard Longo testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on transforming the U.S. military’s foreign language, cultural awareness, and regional expertise capabilities at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.
 
Director, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, Kaye Whitley testifies at a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on sexual assault  in the military at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.
 

 



09/10/2008
Opening Statement to the House Armed Services Committee
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.


09/10/2008
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Capt. Jesse Melton III, 29, of Randallstown, Md., died Sept. 9 while supporting combat operations in Parwan province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Headquarters...


09/10/2008
Pentagon Memorial Opens To The Public             The Pentagon Memorial will be open to the public on Sept. 11, 2008, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. EDT.  The opening will include a musical tribute featuring the Navy Band and the Sea Chanters Chorus, the official chorus of the...



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