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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm.  Michael Mullen will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT, 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. 

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Australian Minister for Defense Joel Fitzgibbon to the Pentagon today at 2 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.

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic Vlasta Parkanova to the Pentagon today at 3:45 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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07/16/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty                   The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

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