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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Gen. Ray Odierno, Multi-National Forces-Iraq commanding general, will brief at 1 p.m. EDT, May 8, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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 5/8/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/08/2009
DoD Awards $260 Million in University Research Funding             The Department of Defense (DoD) today announced plans to award 69 academic institutions $260 million over the next five years to perform multidisciplinary basic research. Awards are subject to the successful completion of...


05/08/2009
DoD Announces Force Protection Equipment Demonstration VII             The Department of Defense (DoD) announced today that the 2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED) will be held May 19-21, 2009, at Stafford Regional Airport and Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va. The event is...




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