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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 049-05
July 21, 2005

Multinational Force West Commander to Brief Live from Iraq

            Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Johnson, commander of Multinational Force West and commander II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. ET, July 22, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing security operations in western Iraq.

Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.