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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.

Sheila M. Earle, acting principal director to the deputy under secretary of defense for military personnel policy, and Rear Adm. Donna L. Crisp, the joint staff director for manpower and personnel, will conduct a media roundtable discussion, Monday, July 30, at 3 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E579, to announce the new joint officer qualification system.  For more information in regard to this release the media can contact Lt. Col. Jonathan Withington at (703) 695-3895. 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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07/30/2007
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Spc. Cody C. Grater, 20, of Spring Hill, Fla., died July 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy direct fire. He was assigned to the 407th Brigade Support...


07/30/2007
Force Protection Equipment Demonstration Vi Media wishing to cover Force Protection Equipment Demonstration VI (FPED VI) at the Stafford Regional Airport and Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va., Aug. 14-16, should pre-register on line now at http:// www.fped6.org . ...




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