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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace will conduct an on the record media roundtable at 4:30 p.m. EST, Feb. 15, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Gen. Peter Schoomaker and Commandant, USMC, Gen. James Conway testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 2 p.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.



There are no Speeches available for 2/15/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/15/2007
General Officer Announcements             Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced that the President has nominated:               Maj. Gen. Benjamin C. Freakley, United States Army, for appointment to...


02/15/2007
Multi-National Division Baghdad Commander to Brief Live From Iraq          Army Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr., commanding general of Multi-National Division Baghdad and First Cavalry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Feb. 16, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing...


There are no Contracts available for 2/15/2007. Please see the Contracts overview page for more



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