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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 Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Aug. 18, 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.


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08/18/2008
DoD Identifies Marine Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   The following Marines died Aug. 14 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan:   Cpl. Anthony G. Mihalo, 23, of Naperville, Ill. ...


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