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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules. 

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James T. Conway participates in 65TH Anniversary Ceremony Commemorating the Battle of Iwo Jima at 11 a.m. EST in the National Museum of the Marine Corps 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway Triangle, Va.  Media interested in attending the ceremony should contact Chris Vassil at 202-414-0779 or cvassil@susandavis.com .



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02/19/2010
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Lance Cpl. Larry M. Johnson, 19, of Scranton, Pa., died Feb. 18 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.   He was assigned...


02/19/2010
U.S. Forces – Iraq Commanding General to Brief Live From Iraq Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Forces – Iraq commanding general, will brief the media at 11:30 a.m. EST, Feb. 22, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973.   Odierno will provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq, and discus the evolving relationship between U.S. and...



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