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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will host a Welcoming Ceremony in honor of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Ashton Carter, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs Michael Nacht, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs Elizabeth King and Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Programs Andrew Weber at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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 William J. Lynn has no public or media event on his schedule.


United We Serve Kick Off
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, DC

DoD Identifies Army Casualties                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   They died June 21 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their unit...

Brigade Combat Team Commander to Brief Live from Afghanistan                 Col. John M. Spiszer, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1 st Infantry Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT, June 23, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide...

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