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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036 at 1:00 p.m.

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

Army Col. Dominic Caraccilo, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Oct. 28, 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 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.


10/28/2008
AFEWES 50th Anniversary Gala (Ft. Worth, TX)
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon R. England, Ft. Worth, TX


10/28/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Oct. 27 in Baghlan, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when a suicide bomber detonated explosives as they were preparing to enter a building.   Killed were:...


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