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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.

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


There are no Speeches available for 11/19/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


11/19/2008
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of November 18, 2008 This week the Army, Marine Corps and Air Force announced an increase, while the Navy announced a decrease.  The Coast Guard number remained the same. The net collective result is 784 more reservists activated than last week.   At any given time, services may activate some...


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