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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Panamanian President Martin Torrijos to the Pentagon today at 12:00 EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 11:30. EST for escort to the cordon.

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

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 security operations in Iraq.  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.
 

 



There are no Speeches available for 2/16/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/16/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Pfc. Branden C. Cummings, 20, of Titusville, Fla., died Feb. 14 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle during combat...


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