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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.

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. W.E. Gaskin, commanding general, Multinational Force-West, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, March 30, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing operations in western 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.

Maj. Gen Michael Barbero, Joint Staff, J-3, Deputy Director for Regional Operations will brief at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations 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 3/30/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/30/2007
Detainee Convicted of Terrorism Charge at Guantanamo Trial The Department of Defense announced today that a detainee at Guantanamo, David Matthew Hicks of Australia, has been convicted of material support to terrorism in the first trial by military commission under the Military Commissions Act of 2006.   Hicks, 31, plead guilty earlier this...


03/30/2007
Multinational Division-North Assistant Division Commander To Brief Live From Iraq             Army Brig. Gen. John M. Bednarek, assistant division commander, Multinational Division-North and assistant division commander (operations) for the 25 th Infantry Division will brief live from Iraq at 2 p.m. EDT, March 30, in the...




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