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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.

German Army Maj. Gen. Markus Kneip, commander, Regional Command-North and U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Sean P. Mulholland, RC-North deputy commander, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E973) to provide an update on current operations.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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 4/21/2011. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/21/2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Sgt. Sonny J. Moses, 22, of Koror,...



04/21/2011
Secretary Gates and General Cartwright to Brief Media Today

            Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright will conduct a briefing at 3 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Apr. 21, in the Pentagon Briefing Room...





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