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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 1 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  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 12/9/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


12/09/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties             The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device Dec. 4 in Mosul, Iraq.   ...


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