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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.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael Mullen, holds an all-hands call at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. at 11:25 a.m. EDT.
 
Army Col. Terry Ferrell, commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, and John Smith, embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team Leader, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  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 6/19/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


06/19/2008
DoD Identifies Navy Casualties             The Department of Defense announced today the death of two sailors who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.               Hospitalman Marc A. Retmier, 19, of...


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