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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Japan’s Minister of Defense Yasukazu Hamada to the Pentagon today at 8:30 a.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.



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05/01/2009
DoD Identifies Marine Casualties                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

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