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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 008-05
January 12, 2005

1ST Infantry Division Commander to Brief Live from Iraq

            Army Maj. Gen. John R.S. Batiste, commander of the Multinational Division--North Central, and commanding general, 1st Infantry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 8 a.m. EST, Jan. 13, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in North Central 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.