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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.

Army Col. Willard Burleson, commander of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EST, in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  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.

A National Capital Region flyover of Arlington National Cemetery occurs at 11:05 a.m. EST with four CH-46’s.



There are no Speeches available for 11/23/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


There are no News/Casualty Releases available for 11/23/2010. Please see the News/Casualty Releases overview page for more


11/23/2010
DOD Releases 1230 Report

            The November 2010 release of the “Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan,” a report to Congress in accordance with section 1230 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year...





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