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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will provide remarks at 6:30 p.m. as part of the "Our Military Kids" reception being held at the Roof Terrace, 101 Constitution Ave., NW. Washington, D.C..  Media interested in attending should contact Gail Kruzel at 703-734-6654.

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

Army Maj. Gen. David Rodriguez, commander of Combined Joint Task Force-82, and commanding general, 82nd Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, April 7, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide a final update on ongoing security 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.

 



04/07/2008
Our Military Kids (Washington, D.C.)
As Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington, D.C.


04/07/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died April 6 in Balad, Iraq, when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.    Killed were:   Capt Ulises Burgos-Cruz, 29, of Puerto...


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