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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James E. Cartwright will conduct a media roundtable at 11 a.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.

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



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12/21/2007
Guantanamo Detainee Charged          The Office of Military Commissions announced today that charges have been sworn against Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al Darbi of Saudi Arabia. The accused, al Darbi, is the brother-in-law of the Flight 77 hijacker al...


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