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    Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Briefing

    Senior Department of Defense and military service officials briefed Pentagon reporters on the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Department Budget and the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review.

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen briefed reporters. Secretary Gates, who was participating in his last press conference before his…

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    WikiLeaks Release of Classified War Documents

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen spoke to reporters and answered questions about the release of classified war documents by the website…

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    Task Force Rakkasan Commander Viet Luong briefed reporters and answered questions about current operations in Afghanistan.

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    Retirement Ceremony for General Petraeus

    The Defense Department held a retirement ceremony for General David Petraeus, who was to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency. General Petraeus served as the top…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Geoffrey Morrell briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues. He called on the Web site WikiLeaks to return all of the classified war documents in their possession…

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    Memorial Day Observance

    Ceremonies marking the 144th observance of Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery included a Presidential Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony as President Obama laid a…

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    Secretary Robert Gates Farewell Ceremony

    The Defense Department held a farewell ceremony to honor outgoing Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Secretary Gates received the highest military salute and President Obama awarded him…

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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony

    The annual Memorial Day observance held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. included a proclamation to begin the national commemoration of the Vietnam War’s 50th…

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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Mr. Aristide spoke to the press about the U.S. military operation in Haiti.

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    Report on Don't Ask, Don't Tell Policy

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen, and officials tasked with conducting a study on military attitudes toward service by openly gay and lesbian…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Geoff Morrell briefed reporters and answered questions about a number of topics including allegations that Private First Class Bradley Manning had been improperly detained for his alleged…

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    Defense Department Media Access Policy

    Secretary Gates and Admiral Mullen briefed reporters on a new policy regarding reporters' access to officers. It requires top officials to seek clearance before speaking with reporters…

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    President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review

    President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion…

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    Department of Defense Pride Month Celebration

    Jeh Johnson spoke to Defense Department personnel at the Pentagon’s first celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride month following the repeal of the…

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    F-22 Scientific Advisory Board Findings

    Generals briefed reporters and answered questions about a report from the F-22 Scientific Advisory Board. From 2008-2010 the U.S. Air Force experienced fourteen “physiological…

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    Defense Department Budget

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates spoke to reporters and answered questions on the military budget. In his remarks he laid out plans to cut the number of private contractors employed by…

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    "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates announced new guidelines on the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy restricting gays and lesbians in the military. The changes include…

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    Armed Forces Farewell Ceremony for President Bush

    The Armed Forces held a farewell ceremony in Fort Myer’s Conmy Hall in honor of the departing commander in chief, President George Walker Bush. President Bush praised the…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Geoffrey Morrell spoke to reporters and answered questions about a number of issues. Topics included Defense Secretary Gates' trip to London for a conference on Afghanistan and Yemen,…

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