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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates 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 Minister of Government and Justice of Panama Daniel Delgado 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.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Commander Multi National Security Transition Command—Iraq Lt. Gen. James Dubik testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on efforts to develop and support the Iraqi Security Forces at 10 a.m.  EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.



07/09/2008
Remarks at the 50th Anniversary of the Mutual Defense Treaty with the U.K. (Washington, D.C.)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington, D.C.


07/09/2008
Cluster Munitions Policy Released             Today the Department of Defense released a newly approved U.S. cluster munitions policy . The United States believes that the new policy will provide better protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure...


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