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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

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

There will be a media roundtable  at 2 pm EST in Pentagon, room 2E565, to discuss the 2007 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program Awards.  See press advisory for details.

Marine Col. Stacy Clardy, commander of Regimental Combat Team 2, will brief live from Camp Fallujah, Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Nov. 5, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in western 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.


There are no Speeches available for 11/5/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


11/05/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Pfc. Dwane A. Covert Jr., 20, of Tonawanda, N.Y., died Nov 3, in Al-Sahra, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 104th...


There are no Press Advisories available for 11/5/2007. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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