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Military Must Be Ready to Face New Challenges, Deputy Secretary Says

LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2010 - Warfare has changed, and the U.S. military must shift to meet the new threats, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III told the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. Story

Lynn Meets With Facebook Employees

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 28, 2010 - Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III met with the employees of Facebook, the ubiquitous social media company, to discuss the Defense Department's approach to social media. Story

Simulation Center Provides Taste of Combat

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDELTON, Calif., April 27, 2010 - Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III visited the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force's battle simulation center at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Story

'Adaptable' U.S. Troops Best in World

NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif., April 26, 2010 - Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III thanked the crew of the USS Carl Vinson for their efforts to rescue Haitian people following the earthquake there, actions he said demonstrated the adaptability that makes America’s military the world's best. Story

Lynn to Visit Troops, High-Tech Leaders

SAN DIEGO, April 26, 2010 – Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III is in California to visit with servicemembers and discuss asymmetric threats to the United States and meet with top officials from high-tech companies. Story