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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates delivers remarks at 8:15 p.m. EDT at the Endowment for the U.S. Institute of Peace Gala at the Washington Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending should call (202) 457-1700.

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

U.K. Army Maj. Gen. Andy Salmon, general officer commanding of Multi-National Division Southeast, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Oct. 15, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, with an update on on-going security operations in Iraq.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.
The STAR-TIDES research effort will hold its 2nd annual demonstration at Pentagon Center Court from noon on Tuesday, Oct. 14 to noon on Thursday, Oct. 16.  See press advisory for details.


10/15/2008
Dean Acheson Lecture - U.S. Institute of Peace (Washington D.C.)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington D.C.


10/15/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Cpl. Scott G. Dimond, 39, of...


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