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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will present the 53rd annual Distinguished Civilian Service Awards (DCSA) on Oct. 21, 2008, during a 1:30 p.m. EDT ceremony at the Pentagon auditorium. The DCSA is the highest DoD honor a civil servant can earn and recognizes career employees at all levels for their exceptional contributions. 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 event on his schedule.

Civilian Service Award Ceremony (Washington, D.C.)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington, D.C.

DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Maj. Robert D. Lindenau, 39, of...

Brigade Commander to Brief Live From Iraq             Army Col. William Hickman, commander of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Oct. 22, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing...

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