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

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at noon 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.

Secretary of the Army Pete Geren and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Richard Cody will conduct a press briefing on Army future plans and ongoing military missions at 1 p.m in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579.  For more information or questions, please call Paul Boyce, U.S. Army Public Affairs Office, at (703) 697-2564 or by email:  boycejp@hqda.army.mil .  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) 697-2564 for escort into the building.



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12/19/2007
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Mobilized as of December 19, 2007              This week the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps announced a decrease, while the Army and Coast Guard announced an increase.  The net collective result is 2,333 more reservists mobilized than last week. At any given...


12/19/2007
Brigade Commander to Brief Live From Iraq        Army Col. Paul E. Funk , commander of the 1 st Brigade, 1 st Cavalry Division will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Dec. 20, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. ...




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