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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.

Assistant Secretary of Defense Health Affairs S. Ward Casscells and Surgeon General USN Vice Adm.Donald C. Arthur testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 10 a.m. EDT on mental health in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

A senior Defense Department official will conduct a background briefing concerning the Iraq Benchmark Report at 1 p.m. EDT, July 12, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon 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 Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Alex A. Beehler testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on emerging contaminants and environmental management at Department of Defense installations at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.


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07/12/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Capt. Maria I. Ortiz, 40, of Bayamon, P.R., died July 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire. She was assigned to the Kirk U.S. Army Health...


07/12/2007
Multinational Division - North Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Maj. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, c ommander of Multinational Division-North and the 25 th Infantry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, July 13, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a...



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