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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England is traveling.

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Peter Pace is traveling.

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. W.E. Gaskin, commanding general, Multinational Force-West, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, July 20, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing operations in western 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.



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07/20/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Pfc. Brandon M. Craig, 25, of Earleville, Md., died July 19 in Husayniyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to...


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