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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will host an Armed Forces Full Honor Review in honor of Marine Gen. Peter Pace, 16th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Navy Adm. Michael Mullen, 17th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  The event will take place 11 a.m. EDT at Summerall Field, Fort Myer, Va.  In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be conducted inside Fort Myer’s Conmy Hall.  See Military District of Washington media advisory for details.
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Iraqi President Jalal Talabani to the Pentagon today at 1:45 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 1:15 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule

Farewell Ceremony for General Peter Pace (Fort Myer, VA)
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Summerall Field, Fort Myer, VA

DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Zachary D. Tellier, 31, of Charlotte, N.C., died Sept. 29 at Firebase Wilderness, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms...

Commander to Brief From Afghanistan on Security and Development U.S. Army Col. Jonathan Ives, commander, Task Force Cincinnatus, Combined Joint Task Force-82, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, Oct. 2, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an operations update.   Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will...

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