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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Iraqi Deputy President Adil Abd Al-Mahdi to the Pentagon today at noon EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 11:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

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

Army Col. Robert Scurlock, commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, 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.


There are no Speeches available for 8/25/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/25/2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Pfc. William E. Thorne, 26, of Hospers,...


08/25/2006
Iraqi Assistance Group Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Brig. Gen. Dana Pittard, c ommander of the Iraqi Assistance Group, will brief live from Iraq at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Aug. 28, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked...




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