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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, December 12, 2007 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment Philip Grone testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on implementation of the Base Realignment and Closure 2005 decisions at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 2:00 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.



There are no Speeches available for 12/12/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


12/12/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

            Cpl. Tanner J....


12/12/2007
Brigade Combat Team Commander To Brief Live From Afghanistan             Col. Martin Schweitzer, commander of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82 nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EST, Dec. 13, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an operations update.  ...




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