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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. James E. Cartwright will conduct a joint press briefing at 2 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.
 
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Michael Mullen, conducts a joint press conference with Canadian Chief of the Defence Staff, Gen Walt Natynczyk at Defence Headquarters, Ottawa, Canada. Media interested in attending this event should contact Maj. Cindy Tessier, public affairs officer to the chief of the defence staff, Defence Headquarters tessier.cl@forces.gc.ca (613) 996-4023.


There are no Speeches available for 2/10/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/10/2009
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Lance Cpl. Kevin T. Preach, 21, of Bridgewater, Mass., died Feb. 7 from wounds he received Jan. 24 while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. He was...


There are no Press Advisories available for 2/10/2009. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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