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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Peter Pace will brief at 3:45 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579.  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.

U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad and Multi-National Force-Iraq Commanding General George W. Casey Jr.’s joint press conference in Baghdad will be broadcast live in the Pentagon briefing room at 7 a.m. EDT. This press conference will highlight the issues concerning the current U.S. Mission-Iraq and Multi-National Force-Iraq efforts to assist and support the people and Government of Iraq.  This will be a one-way feed; journalists will not be able to ask questions from the Pentagon. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North 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 into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 10/24/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/24/2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.             Staff Sgt. Ronald L. Paulsen, 53, of Vancouver,...


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