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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling. 

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

Army Gen. Dan McNeill, recently returned commander of NATO's International Security Assistance Force, will brief live from the Pentagon at 8:30 a.m. EDT, June 13, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, with a briefing on stability and security operations in Afghanistan during his tour of duty. 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 6/13/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Sgt. John D. Aragon, 22, of Antioch, Calif., died June 12 in Kadamiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was...

Brigade Commander to Brief Live From Iraq              Army Col. Charles Flynn , commander of the 1 st Brigade, 82 nd Airborne Division will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, June 16, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security...

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