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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Bulgaria’s Minister of Defense Nikolay Tsonev to the Pentagon today at 9:15 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.

Col. Scott A. Spellmon, commander of Task Force Warrior, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EST, Feb. 04, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an operational update.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.



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02/04/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Sgt. Darrell L. Fernandez, 25, of Truth or Consequences, N.M., died Jan. 31 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle accident. He was assigned to the 1st...


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