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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.

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08/26/2008
Detainee Transfer Announced The Department of Defense announced today the transfer of two detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Algeria. These detainees were determined to be eligible for transfer following a comprehensive series of review processes.   The transfer is a demonstration of the United...


08/26/2008
Marine Corps Briefing Announced The Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James T. Conway, will host a media roundtable at 10 a.m. EDT, August 27, in the Pentagon Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, on Marine Corps issues and programs.    For more information in regard to this release the media can contact Marine...



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