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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules.

 

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT 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.

 

Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen will be inducted into the Naval Postgraduate School Hall of Fame at 0930 in the King Hall Auditorium.  Media contact is Dale Kuska at (831) 656-7620. 

 

Army Maj. Gen. Robert Caslen, commander of Multi-National Division-North will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Aug 11, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. 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.

 



There are no Speeches available for 8/11/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/11/2009
Senior Executive Service Appointments and Reassignments             Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service, senior leader, and scientific and professional appointments and reassignments:   Appointments   ...
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08/11/2009:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty


08/11/2009
Combined Air Power Transition Force Commander to Brief Live From Afghanistan                 Air Force Brig. Gen. Walter Givhan, commander of the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan’s Combined Air Power Transition Force, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT,...




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