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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England hosts an honor cordon to welcome Albanian Minister of Defense Fatmir Mediu to the Pentagon today at noon 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 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 to the cordon.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at  12:30 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.



There are no Speeches available for 2/5/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Spc. Christopher J. West, 26, of...


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NATO International Security Assistance Force Commander to Brief Live From Pentagon           Army Gen. Dan McNeill, commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, will brief live from the Pentagon at 9 a.m. EST, Feb. 6, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, with an update on stability and security operations...




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