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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Lithuania’s Minister of National Defense Rasa Jukneviciene to the Pentagon today at 10:30 a.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the cordon.



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02/12/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualties            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Feb. 10 in Salerno, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near...


02/12/2009
2008 Department of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Awards Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Thomas F. Hall will host the 2008 Department of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Awards presentation at 10 a.m. EST, Feb. 13, at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon (2d floor, D ring, 10 th corridor).    The award recognizes the...



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