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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will address the Annual Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition on Sept. 16, 2009, at 9 a.m. EDT in the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, Md.  For more information concerning the exposition contact media operations (301) 965-5163.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule. 

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks at 9 a.m. EDT to the Defense Forum, Washington in the Hilton Mark Center, Alexandria, Va.  Media interested in attending should contact Jeannette Wagner, jwagner@usni.org, phone number (410) 285-1055 U.S. Naval Institute. 

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense /Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Civilian Personnel Policy Marilee Fitzgerald testifies at a hearing of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on A Call to Arms: A Review of Benefits for Deployed Federal Employees at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building. 

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen will speak at 7 p.m. EDT at a reception marking the establishment of the American Enterprise Institute’s Center for Defense Studies at 1150 17th Street, N.W., Washington D.C.  Media interested in attending this event should contact Veronique Rodman vrodman@aei.org.



09/16/2009
Air Force Association Convention
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, National Harbor, MD


09/16/2009
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 15, 2009 This week the Air Force and Coast Guard announced an increase in activated reservists, while the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps announced a decrease.   The net collective result is 625 fewer reservists activated than last week.

 

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