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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules. 

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EST in the Pentagon 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. 

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Colin Kahl testifies at a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the transition to a civilian-led U.S. Presence in Iraq at 1 p.m. EST in room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building. 

A National Capital Region flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 3:05 p.m. EST with one B-52.



There are no Speeches available for 11/18/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


11/18/2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. Justin E. Culbreth, 26, of...



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