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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates will speak at the Annual National Guard Association of the United States in Baltimore, Md. at the Baltimore Convention Center at 10:45a.m. E.D.T. Please contact John Goheen, Melissa Swanson at (202) 789-0031 or jgoheen@ngaus.org for media availability and general information.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.
Air Force CoS GEN Norton Schwartz, will speak at the Annual National Guard Association of the United States in Baltimore, Md. at the Baltimore Convention Center at 8 a.m. E.D.T. Please contact John Goheen, Melissa Swanson at (202) 789-0031 or jgoheen@ngaus.org for media availability and general information.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen speaks to "Town Hall- Los Angeles" luncheon at The Regency Club, Los Angeles, CA at 1130 a.m. E.D.T. Open to Media with a 15-minute press availability following remarks.
Army Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Sep. 22, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.
Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking 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.


09/22/2008
National Guard Association 130th General Conference (Baltimore, MD)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, Baltimore, MD


09/22/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Sept. 20 in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 1st...


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