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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates provides remarks at the Heritage Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colorado at 10 a.m. EDT. Media interested in attending should contact Ann Bula at (719) 634-7711 or cell phone (202) 439-1425.
 
Secretary Gates participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony at U. S. NORTHCOM at 11 a.m. in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Media interested in attending should contact U. S. NORTHCOM public affairs at (719) 554-6889.
 
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
 
Army Col. Wayne Grigsby, commander of the 3nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division will brief live from Iraq at 11 a.m. EDT, May 13, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. 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.


05/13/2008
NORAD-NORTHCOM Command Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (Colorado Springs, CO)
As Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO


05/13/2008
Senior Executive Service Appointment Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointment:   Gregory J. Gross, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Partnership Strategy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Global Security Affairs), Office...


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