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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Col. John Nicholson, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9 a.m. EDT, May 8, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security and stability operations in eastern 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.


There are no Speeches available for 5/8/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/08/2007
DoD Announces Pilot Language Corps             The Department of Defense announces the implementation of a pilot “The Language Corps” over the next three years. The pilot Corps will include no fewer than 1,000 members drawn from all sectors of the U.S....


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