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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates hosts an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Defense Eimert van Middelkoop of The Netherlands to the Pentagon today at 2 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 1:30 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker, U.S. ambassador to Iraq and Gen. David H. Petraeus, commanding general, Multinational Force-Iraq will hold a news conference on the current status of conditions in Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Sept. 12, at the National Press Club, Holeman Lounge, 13th Floor, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington D.C.  For more information, call (202) 662-7510

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.



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