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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 010-05
January 14, 2005

DoD Hosts Weekend Press Briefings from Iraq

            The Department of Defense will hold two press conferences from Iraq over the upcoming holiday weekend.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass interested in attending these briefings need to call (703) 697-5131 no later than 5 p.m. EST, on Friday, Jan. 14 to arrange for an escort.

 

            Army Brig. Gen Carter Ham, commander of the Multinational Brigade--Northwest, and commanding general, Task Force Olympia, will brief live from Iraq at 8 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 15, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Northwestern Iraq.

 

            Army Lt. Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the Multinational Security Transition Command--Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 8 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 17, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on Iraqi security forces development.