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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will attend the retirement ceremony of Adm. William J. Fallon aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-1) Pier 14, Naval Station Norfolk, VA.  Media interested in attending should contact (757) 444-3373.

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

Army Maj. Gen. Robert Cone, commanding general of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan will conduct a news briefing at 9 a.m. EDT, Apr. 18, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing security and training operations in Afghanistan.  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.



04/18/2008
Farewell to Admiral William Fallon (Norfolk, VA)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Norfolk, VA


04/18/2008
General Officer Announcements                 Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

 

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04/18/2008
Regimental Combat Team Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Marine Col. Lewis Craparotta, commander of Regimental Combat Team 1, will brief live from Camp Fallujah, Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, April 21, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in western Iraq.

 

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