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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.

Army Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9:30 a.m. EDT, March 9, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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 media availability.  


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DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Pfc. Patrick A. Devoe, II, 27, of...


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