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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, October 12, 2007

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England will make remarks at a ceremony marking the Washington Headquarters Services’ 30th anniversary on Oct. 12, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Center Courtyard.  See press advisory for details.

Army Col. J.B. Burton, commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division will brief live from Iraq at 10:30 a.m. EDT, October 12, in the DoD Briefing Room, 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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