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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 11:00 a.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.

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



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08/14/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Cpl. James M. Hale, 23, of Naperville, Ill., died Aug. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned...


08/14/2008
DoD to Discuss Federal Voting Assistance Program Polli K. Brunelli, director, and J. Scott Wiedmann, deputy director of the Federal Voting Assistance Program, will conduct a press availability at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Aug. 15, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on DoD efforts to facilitate absentee voting and encourage...




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