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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen James Cartwright, Commander Northern Command, Gen Victor Renuart, Commanding General, Army Space and Missile Defense Command Lt. Gen. Kevin Campbell, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Pete Verga and Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Patrick O'Reilly deliver remarks at the 2009 Missile Defense Conference at 9:30 a.m. EDT in the Ronald W. Reagan Conference Center, Washington, D.C. Media interested in attending this event should contact Chris Taylor, Missile Defense Agency, at (703) 697-8001 or christopher.taylor@mda.mil .
 
U.K. Army Maj. Gen. Andy Salmon, general officer commanding of Multi-National Division Southeast, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, March 23, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, with an update on on-going security operations in Iraq.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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 3/23/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/23/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Pfc. Adam J. Hardt, 19, of Avondale,...


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