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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.

Gen. David McKiernan, commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan and NATO’s International Security Assistance Force  delivers remarks at the Atlantic Council Headquarters at 1101 15th St N.W. Washington, D.C.  Media interested in attending this event should call 202) 463-7226.

Col. John M. Spiszer, commander, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9:30 a.m. EST, Nov. 18, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an operational update.  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.



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11/18/2008
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Cpl. Aaron M. Allen, 24, of Buellton,...


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