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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates is traveling.

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

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Richard P. Mills, commanding general for Regional Command Southwest, will brief the media live from Afghanistan at 10:30 a.m. EDT, in the DOD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973.  Mills will provide an update on current operations.  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.



There are no Speeches available for 9/2/2010. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


09/02/2010
DOD Identifies Army Casualties

               The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Aug. 30 in Malajat, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents...



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