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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vice Chairman,Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright will conduct a media roundtable at 10:15 a.m. EST, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Army Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 1 p.m. EST, Jan. 17, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in 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.

Commanding General of the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq in Baghdad Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Iraqi Security Forces at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Thomas L. Bush and Director for Accession Policy Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Curtis L. Gilroy testify at a hearing of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs on review of pending Montgomery G. I. Bil legislation at 2 p.m. EST in room 340 Cannon House Office Building.

 

 

 

 



01/17/2008
23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Observance (Pentagon)
As Delivered by Secretary OF Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington D.C.


01/17/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties      The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Jan. 16 of wounds suffered in Balad, Iraq, when they were attacked by grenade and small arms fire during combat operations. They were...


01/17/2008
Multinational Corps-Iraq Commander to Brief Live From Iraq             Army Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 1 p.m. EST, Jan. 17, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. ...




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