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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. James Cartwright will conduct a press briefing at 2 p.m. EDT, August 13, 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 events on his schedule.



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08/13/2009
General Officer Announcement Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced today that the President has nominated Air Force Maj. Gen. Ralph J. Jodice II, for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general with assignment as commander, Allied Air Component Command Headquarters Izmir and commander, 16 th Air Expeditionary...


08/13/2009
Audio Files From Pentagon Briefing Room Now Available Online                 The Department of Defense announced today a new media service that provides news outlets and the public with broadcast-quality audio of breaking news made by the secretary of defense and other top...




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