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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the situation in Iraq and Afghanistan at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

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

Director, National Security Education Program Robert O. Slater testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the Department of Defense’s work with states, universities, and students to transform the nation’s foreign language capacity at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

Director Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office Kaye Whitley and Senior Policy Advisor Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office Teresa Scalzo testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on sexual assault in the military. Victim support and advocacy at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.


09/23/2008
Opening Statement on the Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan to the Senate Armed Services Committee
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington, D.C.


09/23/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Chaplain (Col.) Sidney J. Marceaux Jr., 69, of Beaumont, Texas, died Sept 14 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., from a non-combat related...


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