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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Director, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization Lt. Gen. Thomas F. Metz, Director, Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics William Beasley, Director, Warfighter Requirements and Evaluations, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense Intelligence Tom Matthews, Director, Joint Training Directorate J-7, U.S. Joint Forces Command Maj. Gen. Jason K. Kamiya and Director, Programs, Analysis and Evaluation Bradley Berkson testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on defeating the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) and other asymmetric threats: Today’s Efforts and Tomorrow’s Requirements at 1 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.



09/16/2008
Multi-National Force- Iraq Change of Command (Iraq)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Iraq


09/16/2008
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Hospital Corpsman 3 rd Class...


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