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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen speaks to Center for a New American Security at 6 p.m. EDT on Iraq and Afghanistan at the Mayflower Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Washington D.C.  Media interested in attending can call Price Floyd, (202) 457-9418, cell (202) 279-0617.

Conference of European Armies (Heidelberg, Germany)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Heidelberg, Germany

DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Edward O. Philpot, 38, of Latta, S.C., died Oct 23 in Afghanistan, from a non-combat related Humvee rollover accident. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 263rd...
10/25/2007:   Flag Officer Assignment

Multinational Division - North Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Maj. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, c ommander of Multinational Division-North and the 25 th Infantry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Oct. 26, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a...

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