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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at noon EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.


There are no Speeches available for 1/13/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


01/13/2009
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Bennett, 23, of Clifton, Va., died Jan. 11 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3 rd Battalion, 8...


01/13/2009
DoD Releases Quarterly Report on Iraq             Pursuant to Section 9010 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for 2008, the Department of Defense released to Congress yesterday the “Measuring Stability and Security in Iraq - December 2008” quarterly...




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