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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and and Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao will sign the Military Spouse Career Advancement Initiative Nov. 14 at 11:15 a.m. EST, in room B6, Pentagon Conference Center.  See press advisory for details.

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

Principal Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Ryan Henry and Commander U. S. Africa Command Gen. William E. “Kip” Ward testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Africa Command at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1:30 p.m. EST 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 Commander, U.S. Northern Command Lt. Gen. William Webster Jr. delivers remarks at the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association in the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
Boston, Ma.

U.S. Army Col. Jonathan Ives, commander, Task Force Cincinnatus, Combined Joint Task Force-82, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EST, Nov. 14, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an operations update.  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.



11/14/2007
Military Spouse Career Advancement Initiative (Pentagon Conference Center)
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Pentagon Conference Center


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