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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Manuel Santos to the Pentagon today at 10:15 a.m. EST.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Installations and Environment Wayne Arny, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Installations and Environment Keith Eastin, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Installations and Environment B. J. Penn and Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Installations, Environment and Logistics Kevin W. Billings testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on acquisition and disposal of military lands: Department of Defense's Real Property Management Challenges in the 21st Century at 9 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.


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02/24/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   They died Feb. 23 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms fire.   They were assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry...


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