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Release No: 116-07
October 23, 2007

DoD California Wildfire Support Announced

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Paul McHale and Chief of the National Guard Bureau Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum will brief live from the Pentagon at 3:30 p.m. EDT, Oct. 23, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an overview of Department of Defense support to fighting the wildland fires in California.
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.

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