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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace will conduct a media roundtable at 1:45 p.m. EDT, May 24, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579.  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.

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

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment Philip Grone testifies at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at 10 a.m. EDT in room 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building.
 
Chief, National Guard Bureau Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum testifies at a hearing of the Committee on Homeland Security at 11 a.m. EDT in room  311 Cannon House Office Building.


05/24/2007
ISR Symposium
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon R. England, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska


05/24/2007
DoD Announces Change-In-Status of Army Soldier The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom who was previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown.   Pfc. Joseph J. Anzack Jr., 20, of Torrance, Calif., was captured May 12 by enemy forces in Al Taqa, Iraq, when his...


05/24/2007
Brigade Combat Team Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Col. Ricky Gibbs, commander of 4 th Brigade Combat Team, 1 st Infantry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, May 25, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will...




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