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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen will conduct a media roundtable at 3 p.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Room, 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.

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

Jacques Gansler, chairman of the Commission on Army Acquisition and Program Management in Expeditionary Operations and commission members will conduct a press briefing on the commission's findings involving Army contracting in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait at 3:45 p.m. EDT, Nov. 1, in the DoD Briefing Room, 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) 697-2564 for escort into the building.

Army Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Nov. 1, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  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.


There are no Speeches available for 11/1/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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