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Today in the Department of Defense, 6/16/2011
U.S. Department of Defense sent this bulletin on June 15, 2011 04:14 PM

Today in the Department of Defense, 6/16/2011
Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:00:00 -0500


Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, June 16, 2011

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn is traveling.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen delivers remarks at 7:30 p.m. EDT at the Bob Woodruff Foundation's Stand Up for Heroes event in the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should contact Rene Bardorf at 703-881-6994.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead will be the keynote speaker at 8 a.m. EDT at the 2011 Navy Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Forum at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, Va. Media interested in attending should contact Cmdr. Charlie Brown, CNO's public affairs officer, at 703-692-5307.

Commanding General for Regional Command Southwest, Maj. Gen. John Toolan Jr., will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance 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.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead will deliver remarks at 11 a.m. EDT on "A Global Navy in a Time of Change" at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street N.W., Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should contact Cmdr. Charlie Brown, CNO's public affairs officer at 703-692-5307.

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