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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn have no public or media events on their schedules. 

Commanding General, Multi-National Force – Iraq Gen. Ray Odierno and Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Miller testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on the status of ongoing U.S. efforts in Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell will conduct a press briefing at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E973.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the River Entrance (Press Parking, Stop 1) 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 9/30/2009. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


09/30/2009
National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of September 29, 2009               This week the Coast Guard announced an increase in activated reservists, while the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps announced a decrease. The net collective result is 971 fewer reservists activated than last...


09/30/2009
Multi-National Force-Iraq Commanding General to Brief Live at the Pentagon             Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Multi-National Force-Iraq commanding general, will brief at 3 p.m. EDT, Oct. 1, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E973, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.   ...




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