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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, commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, will brief live from Afghanistan at 11 a.m. EDT, June 5, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, with an update on stability and security operations in Afghanistan.  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.
Army Col. Bryan Roberts, commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 12:30 p.m. EDT, June 5, in the DoD Briefing Studio, 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 6/5/2007. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


06/05/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualties             The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died June 2 near Qayyarah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their...


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