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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer Robert F. Hale, Inspector General Gordon S. Heddell, Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency April G. Stephenson will appear at a Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing at 10:00 AM  at Dirksen Senate Office Building, room 342 .

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 12:00 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building



There are no Speeches available for 9/23/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


09/23/2009
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 22, 2009             This week the Coast Guard announced an increase in activated reservists, while the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps announced a decrease. The net collective result is 947 fewer reservists activated than last week. ...


There are no Press Advisories available for 9/23/2009. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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