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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael G. Mullen will conduct a press briefing at 2 p.m. EDT, July 20, in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media event on his schedule.



There are no Speeches available for 7/20/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


07/20/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Cpl. Benjamin S. Kopp, 21, of Rosemount, Minn., died July 18 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington of wounds suffered July 10 in Helmand province,...


07/20/2009
Division Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Maj. Gen. Daniel Bolger, Multi-National Division-Baghdad commanding general, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, July 21, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  

 

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