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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.

U.K. Army Maj. Gen. Simon Mayall, deputy commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9:15 a.m. EST, 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.



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01/05/2007
Defense Secretary Gates Announces Recommendations to the President on Key Leadership Positions             “Today, I am announcing my recommendations to the President for nomination to key command and leadership positions in our nation's Armed Forces.   America is truly blessed for the service of the outstanding men...


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