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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm.  Michael Mullen will conduct a press briefing at 2 p.m. EDT, 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.

Senior DoD officials will hold a background briefing on the congressionally mandated Quadrennial Roles and Missions Review on May 8, 2008, at 12:15 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E579. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations and Environment Keith Eastin, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Installation Management Lt. Gen. Robert Wilson and Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Installations Environment and Logistics William C. Anderson testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Committee at 10 a.m. EDT in room SD-124, Dirksen Senate Office Building.



There are no Speeches available for 5/8/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/08/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties             The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died May 7 in the Sabari District, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an...


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