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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.

Director, Missile Defense Agency Lt. Gen. Henry Obering will conduct a media roundtable at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579 to discuss the successful ground-based missile test conducted Friday, Sept 28, 2007Journalists 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.

U.S. Army Col. Jonathan Ives, commander, Task Force Cincinnatus, Combined Joint Task Force-82, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9:00 a.m. EDT, Oct. 2, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an operations update.  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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