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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.

A media roundtable to brief interested reporters is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. EST, Feb. 29 in Pentagon, Room 5B890 on the specifics of a Pentagon, Arlington chemical test .  To attend the media roundtable, journalists without a Pentagon building pass should plan to arrive at the Pentagon Metro Entrance no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of media affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 to confirm attendance and for escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 2/29/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


02/29/2008
U.S. and China Sign POW and MIA Arrangement             U.S. and Chinese officials signed a document Friday morning in Shanghai, China to formalize research in Chinese archives on Korean War POW/MIA matters.    ...


02/29/2008
Multinational Division-North Assistant Division Commander to Brief Live from Iraq             Army Brig. Gen. Tony Thomas, assistant division commander, Multinational Division-North and 1 st Armored Division will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, March 3, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update...




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