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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 Col. Ted Martin, commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, 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.


08/04/2008
Promotion and Swearing-In of General Peter Chiarelli (Arlington, VA)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Pentagon Auditorium, Arlington, VA


08/04/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty       The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Pfc. Jennifer L. Cole, 34, of American Canyon, Calif., died Aug. 2 in Bayji,...


08/04/2008
DoD to Discuss Second Volume of Tenth Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation             Jan D. “Denny” Eakle, director, Tenth Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation and Sheila Earle, principal director, deputy undersecretary of defense (military personnel policy) will hold a press conference in the...




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