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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.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 11 a.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 10/29/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/29/2008
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of October 28, 2008 This week the Army and Coast Guard announced an increase, while the Navy and Air Force announced a decrease.  The Marine Corps number remained the same. The net collective result is 112 more reservists activated than last week.   At any given time, services may activate some...


There are no Press Advisories available for 10/29/2008. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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