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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Director for Operations, Lt. Gen. Carter Ham will conduct a joint staff press briefing at 1:30 p.m. EST 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.
 
Army Col. William Hickman, commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and Ambassador John Bennett, Provincial Reconstruction Team Leader, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Feb. 25, 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.


02/25/2008
Indonesian Council on World Affairs (Jakarta, Indonesia)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Jakarta, Indonesia


02/25/2008
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty          The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

         Lance Cpl. Drew W. Weaver, 20, of St. Charles, Mo., died Feb. 21...


02/25/2008
Combined Joint Task Force-82 Commander to Brief Live From Afghanistan   Army Maj. Gen. David Rodriguez, commander of Combined Joint Task Force-82, and commanding general, 82 nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EST, Feb. 26, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in...




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