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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules. 

Canadian Army Maj. Gen. Stuart Beare, deputy commanding general for police, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT, Oct 21, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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.



There are no Speeches available for 10/21/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/21/2010
Flag Officer Announcement

                Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Navy Rear Adm. Gerald R. Beaman for appointment to the rank of Vice Adm. and assignment as commander, Third Fleet,...



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