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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will be a Landon Lecturer at Kansas State University at 2:30 p.m., in K-State's McCain Auditorium.  Media wishing to attend may contact Kansas State University at (785) 532-6221.

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

Army Col. Don Farris, commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Nov. 26, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  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.

Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce (Fort Hood, TX)
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Killeen, TX

Court Of Military Commissions Review Chief Judge Appointed             The Department of Defense today announced that Chief Justice Frank J. Williams, chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court and civilian member of the Court of Military Commissions Review will succeed Chief Judge Griffin Bell...

U.S. Pacific Command Commander To Brief Live From Pacific On DoD Humanitarian Support To Bangladesh             U.S. Navy Admiral Timothy J. Keating, commander, U.S. Pacific Command, will brief live via video teleconference (VTC) from Headquarters, U.S. Pacific Command at Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, at 12:45 p.m. EST, Nov. 27, in the DoD...

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