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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates speaks at the U.S. Air Force Academy commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. MDT in Colorado Springs, Co.

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

Deputy Director for Operations, Joint Staff Brig. Gen. Perry Wiggins will brief at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update regional operations.  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.



05/30/2007
Air Force Academy Commencement (Colorado Springs, CO)
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Colorado Springs, Colorado


05/30/2007
National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Mobilized As Of May 30, 2007 This week, the Army, Air Force and Marine Corps announced an increase, while the Navy and Coast Guard had a decrease. The net collective result is 2,730 more reservists mobilized than last week. At any given time, services may mobilize some units and individuals while demobilizing others,...


05/30/2007
Multinational Corps--Iraq Commander To Brief Live From Iraq Army Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, May 31, 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...




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