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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 9:55 a.m. EST, Feb. 2, 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 schedules.
 
            Army Col. Bryan Owens, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Iraq at 11 a.m. EST, Feb. 2, 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.
 
            The U.S. Marine Corps will hold a background briefing for reporters on the proposed increase in the end strength of the Marine Corps on Friday, Feb. 2, at 12 p.m. EST in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781.  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) 614-4309 for escort into the building.


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


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02/02/2007
Brigade Combat Team Commander To Brief Live From Iraq             Army Col. Bryan Owens, commander of 3 rd Brigade Combat Team, 82 nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Iraq at 11 a.m. EST, Feb. 2, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security...




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