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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

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, at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon (2d floor, D ring, 10th corridor).  See press advisory for details.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at noon 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 2/13/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/13/2009
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 10, 2009             This week the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard announced a decrease, while the Navy announced an increase.  The net collective result is 2,212 fewer reservists activated than last week.   ...


02/13/2009
Brigade Commander to Brief Live From Iraq             Army Col. Walter Piatt, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EST, Feb. 17, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security...




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