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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.

Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV, commanding general, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan and Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on training the Afghan National Security Forces.

 Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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 8/23/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/23/2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Pfc. Alexis V. Maldonado, 20, of Wichita...



08/23/2010
Commandant of the Marine Corps to Brief Live at the Pentagon

            Gen. James T. Conway, commandant of the Marine Corps, will brief the media live at 9 a.m. EDT, Aug. 24, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973.  Conway will provide his observations on Afghanistan from his recent visit...





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