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Time Correction; Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates conducts a media availability at Fort Rucker, Ala., at 5:00 p.m. CDT.  Media interested in attending should contact Lisa Eichhorn at the Fort Rucker public affairs office at (334) 255-2590.
 
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media event on his schedule.
 
Army Col. Gary Volesky, commander of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, April 14, 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 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.


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04/14/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Sgt. Raul Moncada, 29, of Madera, Calif.,...


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