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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.

Army Maj. Gen. Mark P. Hertling, commander of Multinational Division-North and the 1st Armored Division, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EST, August 11, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in 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.


There are no Speeches available for 8/11/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/11/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Pfc. John A. Mattox, 23, of Daingerfield, Texas, died Aug. 10 at Forward Operating Base Bostick, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related...


08/11/2008
Media Support for Sept. 11th Stock Footage Announced             Beginning Aug. 7, 2008, the Pentagon’s Washington Headquarters Services will assist news media organizations with Sept. 11 th Memorial dedication documentary efforts every Thursday at 1-4 p.m. EDT until Aug. 28.   ...




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