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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.

The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James T. Conway, will host a media roundtable at 1:30 p.m. EST, December 5, in the Pentagon Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, on Marine Corps issues and programs. For more information in regard to this release the media can contact Marine Corps public affairs at (703) 614-4309. 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.
 
U.S. Army Col. Jonathan Ives, commander, Task Force Cincinnatus, Combined Joint Task Force-82, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9:00 a.m. EST, Dec. 5, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an operations update. 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 12/5/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


12/05/2007
General Officer Announcement             Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Air Force Col. Bruce A. Litchfield for promotion to the grade of brigadier general. Litchfield is currently assigned as director of...


There are no Press Advisories available for 12/5/2007. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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