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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will conduct an on the record media roundtable at 2:45 p.m. EDT 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff General Peter Pace is traveling.

Commander, U.S. Southern Command Adm. James Stavridis, Commander, U.S. Northern Command Adm. Timothy Keating and Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command Gen. Lance Smith testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth W. Hunzeker, commanding general of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq,will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, March 22, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security force training 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.



There are no Speeches available for 3/22/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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