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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England welcomes Estonia's Minister of Defense Jaak Aaviksoo to the Pentagon today at 3:30 p.m. EST.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance.  Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 3 p.m. EST for escort to the cordon. 

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael G. Mullen will provide remarks at the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pa., at 8:30 a.m.  Media interested in attending should contact Ms. Carol Kerr (717) 245-4389 or (717) 816-5537.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael G. Mullen will provide remarks at Yale University at 12:30 p.m.  Media interested in attending should contact Dorie Baker at (203) 432-8553.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579.  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.

U.S. Army Col. Jonathan Ives, commander, Task Force Cincinnatus, Combined Joint Task Force-82, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EST, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an operations update.  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.

 

 



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DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  They died Nov. 27 in Amerli, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry...


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