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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

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

Principal Deputy General Counsel Dan Dell'Orto and Legal Advisor, Office of Military Commissions, Brig. Gen. Thomas Hemingway will conduct a press conference today at 1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579 to discuss the new Military Commissions Rules.  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.

Acting Inspector General Thomas Gimble testifies at a hearing of theHouse Armed Services Committee at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.



There are no Speeches available for 1/18/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


01/18/2007
General Officer Announcement             Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Travis for appointment to the grade of major general while serving as the command surgeon, Headquarters Air...


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Multi-National Force-Iraq Deputy Commander to Brief Live from Iraq             U.K. Army Lt. Gen. Graeme Lamb, deputy commander of Multi-National Force-Iraq and senior British representative in Iraq , will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Jan. 19, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, with an...




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