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Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Col. Scott McBride, commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will brief live from Iraq at 10 a.m. EDT, Sep. 4, 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.



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09/04/2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.               Pfc. Patrick W. May, 22, of Jamestown,...


09/04/2008
Combined-Joint Task Force-101 Commander to Brief Live From Afghanistan Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey J. Schloesser, commander of Combined Joint Task Force-101, and c ommanding general, 101st Airborne Division, will brief live from Afghanistan at 10 a.m. EDT, Sept. 5, in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in...




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