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Secretary of Defense Robert Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Italy’s Minister of Defense Ignazio La Russa to the Pentagon today at 11:30 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Parking Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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 to the cordon.
 
 
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will speak at a summit for wounded warriors & their families at the Pentagon, Arlington VA, in the Pentagon Auditorium room number BH650 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.
 
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
 
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10/20/2008
Wounded Warriors Family Summit (Washington, D.C.)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington, D.C.


10/20/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Sgt. Federico G. Borjas, 33, of San...


10/20/2008
DoD Honors Civilian Employees             The Department of Defense (DoD) announced today seven recipients of the 53 rd annual Distinguished Civilian Service Award (DCSA).               The DCSA is the...



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