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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.

Under Secretary of  Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics John J. Young Jr. will officiate the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards at 3 p.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Center Courtyard.  See news release for details.  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.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs S. Ward Casscells and Public Health Service, Assistant Secretary for Health, Adm. Joxel García will brief a new agreement to detail PHS mental health providers to military treatment facilities at 9:30 a.m. EDT, June 4 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 Director for Regional Operations, Joint Chiefs of Staff Brig. Gen. John Campbell provides an operational update to the Pentagon press corps at 11:30 a.m. EDT, June 4, in the DoD Briefing Studio, 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



There are no Speeches available for 6/4/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


06/04/2008
Soldier Missing In Action From Korean War Is Identified The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors.   He is Pfc. Milton Dinerboiler Jr., U.S....


06/04/2008
National Intrepid Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Ground-Breaking Ceremony Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will participate in the ground-breaking ceremony for the National Intrepid Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury on Thursday, June 5 th at 10 a.m., EDT at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.   Media...




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