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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.

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 12:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E579. 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.

Director, Tenth Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation Jan D. “Denny” Eakle, and, Principal Director, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense Military Personnel Policy Sheila Earle will hold a press conference in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, August 5, at 10 a.m. EDT to discuss the results of the 10th QRMC, Volume Two.  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.  See press advisory for details.



There are no Speeches available for 8/5/2008. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


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