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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.

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Ryan Henry will brief at 3p.m. EDT on trip to Africa in the DoD Briefing room studio, Pentagon, 2E579. Also in attendance: Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs Theresa Whelan, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield, and Director, United States Agency for International Development Walter North. 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 4/23/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Identifies Army Casualty               The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Sgt. William W. Bushnell, 24, of...

Brigade Combat Team Commander to Brief Live From Afghanistan Army Col. Mark Schweitzer, commander of the 4 th Brigade Combat Team, 82 nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, April 24, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security and stability operations in eastern Afghanistan. ...

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