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Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller will be inducted into the Hall of Heroes at 2 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium (Room BH650).  Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Secretary of the Army John McHugh, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr., Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston and Miller’s family will participate in the ceremony.  See press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen and other service leaders will attend the 2010 USO Gala at 7:30 p.m. EDT at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.  Media contact is Tiane Harrison at 703-908-6433, tharrison@uso.org.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen hosts an honor cordon to welcome Gen. Han Min-Koo, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Republic of Korea, to the Pentagon at 10 a.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.



10/07/2010
Medal of Honor Ceremony for Staff Sergeant Robert Miller
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, The Pentagon


10/07/2010
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

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

            Lance Cpl. Scott A. Lynch, 22, of...



10/07/2010
U.S. - RoK Security Consultative Meetings Press Events Announced

            Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will host an honor cordon to welcome the Republic of Korea’s Minister of National Defense Kim Tae-young to the Pentagon.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the River...




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