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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. 

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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 8/5/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/05/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Pvt. Keiffer P. Wilhelm, 19, of...


08/05/2009
Division Commander to Brief Live From Iraq Army Maj. Gen. Richard Nash, commander of Multi-National Division-South will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Aug. 6, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.

 

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