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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome France’s Minister of Defense Herve Morin to the Pentagon today at 1:30 p.m. EST.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  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 to the cordon.

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and France's Minister of Defense Herve Morin will conduct a brief media availability at the River Entrance at 2:25 p.m. EST. 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 to the cordon.

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

Commander, U.S. Northern Command Gen. Victor Renuart delivers remarks at the 10th Annual AFCEA SpaceComm Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Commanding General U.S. Army Recruiting Command Maj. Gen.Thomas P. Bostick, USA, Commander Navy Recruiting Command Rear Adm. Joseph F. Kilkenny, USN, Commander Air Force Recruiting Service Brig. Gen. Suzanne M. Vautrinot, USAF and Commanding General Marine Corps Recruiting Command Maj. Gen. Richard T. Tryon, USMC testify on military recruiting at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Personnel at 9:30 a.m. ET in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building. 



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01/31/2008
Military Commission Charges Referred The Defense Department has announced that charges were referred to a military commission in the case of Mohammed Jawad by the Convening Authority, Office of Military Commissions, Susan J. Crawford.   The referral included one charge with three specifications of attempted murder in...


01/31/2008
Multinational Corps-Iraq Chief of Staff to Brief Live From Iraq Army Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson, chief of staff for the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Feb. 1, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.   Journalists without a Pentagon building pass...




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