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Secretary of Defense Robert Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak to the Pentagon today at 11:15 a.m. EST.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Mexican Secretary of the Navy Adm. Mariano Francisco Saynez Mendoza to the Pentagon today at 2 p.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call 703-697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.

The Department of Defense will host a National Leadership Summit on Military Families Nov. 9-10 beginning at 8 a.m. EST at The Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Md. Gail H. McGinn, performing the duties of the under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, will deliver the keynote address.  See press advisory for details.


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11/09/2009
General Officer Assignments             The chief of staff, Army announced today the following assignments.               Maj. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, commanding general, Western Regional Medical Command...


11/09/2009
Brigade Commander to Brief Live from Iraq                 Army Col. Gregory A. Lusk, commander of the 30 th Heavy Brigade Combat Team (Multi-National Division-Baghdad), will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EST, Nov. 10, in the DOD Briefing Room, Pentagon...



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