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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates participates in the Passage of the Commandants Ceremony at 11 a.m. EDT at the Marine Barracks, 8th and I Streets SE, Washington, D.C.  Media interested in attending should contact Maj. Joe Plenzler at joseph.m.plenzler@usmc.mil or 703-697-4007.

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Pakistan's Minister of Defense Chaudry Ahmed Mukhtar to the Pentagon today at 3 p.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.



10/22/2010
Commandant of the Marine Corps Passage of Command
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Marine Corps Barracks, Washington, DC


10/22/2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

              The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

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