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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will host a remembrance event on Sept. 11, 2009, at the Pentagon Memorial to honor the memory of those killed here in the 2001 terrorist attack.  This is an event for the family members of those lost in the terrorist attack and is not open to the general public.  The remembrance includes a wreath laying and official remarks, will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. EDT and is expected to last less than one hour.  See press advisory for details. 

Secretary Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome the  Netherlands Minister of Defense Eimert Van Middelkoop to the Pentagon today at 3:15 p.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the Pentagon River Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the cordon.  

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn has no public or media events on his schedule.



09/11/2009
9/11 Memorial Remarks
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Washington D.C.


09/11/2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

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