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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Belgium’s Minister of Defense Pieter de Crem to the Pentagon today at 1:30 p.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  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 to the cordon.

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



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06/06/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties             The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died June 5 at Kandahar Army Airfield, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the Kiowa helicopter they...


06/06/2008
Multinational Division - North Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Maj. Gen. Mark P. Hertling, c ommander of Multinational Division-North and the 1st Armored Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, June 9, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon...



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