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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will speak at the Department of Defense’s National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony at 11 a.m. EDT at the Pentagon River Terrace Parade Field.  A National Capital Region flyover of the Pentagon with a joint service aerial review that includes two Air Force F-15E’s, one Navy F/A-18, one Marine F/A-18 and four Army UH-60’s, will take place at 11:30 a.m.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River 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.

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



09/17/2010
National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, The Pentagon


09/17/2010
DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Senior Airman Daniel R. Sanchez, 23,...



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