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

Commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan and NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Gen. David McKiernan will conduct a press briefing at 2:30 p.m.  EST in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973 to provide an operational update to the Pentagon Press Corps. 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 2/18/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/18/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Sgt. 1st Class Raymond J. Munden,...


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