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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.
 
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 security operations in Iraq. 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.
 
Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  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 10/22/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/22/2008
Navy Commissions Submarine New Hampshire             The Navy’s newest attack submarine New Hampshire (SSN 778) will be commissioned Saturday, Oct. 25, 2008, during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.   ...


10/22/2008
Multinational Force-West Commander to Brief Live From Iraq               Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John Kelly, commanding general, Multinational Force-West, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Oct. 23, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E973, to...




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