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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.

             Maj. Gen. Michael S. Tucker, deputy chief of staff for operations for the International Security Assistance Force, and the deputy commander for operations for U.S. Forces Afghanistan, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10:00 a.m. EST, Dec. 5, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an operational update.
 
            Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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 12/5/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


12/05/2008
New Accessions Pilot Program Authorized             The Defense Department announced today that it has authorized the military services to implement a pilot program; temporarily permitting enlistment into military service certain legal aliens (who have lived in the United States...


12/05/2008
Missile Defense Test-UPDATE             The Missile Defense Agency will conduct a briefing at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, on the successful ground-based missile defense test. The briefing will be held in the Pentagon Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E973.  ...




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