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    President Obama on the Defense Strategic Review

    President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion…

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    Secretary Panetta on the Defense Strategic Review

    Secretary Panetta and defense officials spoke to reporters at the Pentagon about U.S. military strategy in the 21st century. The new military strategy included $487 billion in cuts…

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    General Dunwoody News Conference

    General Ann E. Dunwoody, who earlier that day became the first female four-star general, responded to reporters' questions about the historic promotion, women in combat, her new duties as…

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    Death of Uday and Qusay Hussein

    General Sanchez spoke to reporters in Baghdad and Washington about an operation the previous day in which Saddam Hussein’s two sons were killed in a prolonged firefight. He…

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    U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates spoke to reporters about the just-released Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), a report mandated by Congress. He said potential threats around the world…

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    World Trade Center and Pentagon Attacks

    Secretary Rumsfeld announced that he had taped a message to the defense departments of most of the countries of the world about the September 11 terrorist attacks against the World Trade…

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    Fiscal Year 2010 Defense Department Budget Proposals

    Secretary Gates talked about his proposed budget changes for the Department of Defense and outlined a $534 billion plan for fiscal year 2010. The proposed budget included increases for…

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    Afghan National Security

    Lieutenant General Mark Milley briefed reporters on reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. He also detailed the status of Afghan political campaigns going into the April elections,…

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    Army Technical Escort Unit

    Lieutenant Colonel Lecakes spoke to reporters about chemical/biological warfare and explosive disposal. During the briefing several members of the unit demonstrated equipment and…

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    Military Operations in the Pacific

    Admiral Samuel Locklear, the commander of U.S. military operations in the Pacific, spoke with Pentagon reporters about North Korea’s plan to launch a satellite later in the month, in…

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    Comanche Helicopter Cancellation

    Secretary Brownlee and General Schoomaker announced the cancellation of the Comanche helicopter program for the Army. They said that the aircraft was no longer needed for the mission…

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    Operations in Iraq

    Army Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq, spoke by live remote from Iraq to reporters in the Pentagon about security operations in Iraq.

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    Dunwoody Promotion Ceremony

    A promotion ceremony was held for Ann E. Dunwoody as she became the first woman to be promoted to four-star general. Defense Secretary Robert Gates made introductory remarks, followed…

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    U.S. Operations in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Admiral Samuel Locklear, the U.S. Pacific Command commander, briefed the press on the Obama administration’s rebalance to the Asia-Pacific area.

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Secretary Rumsfeld and General Pace briefed reporters on military operations in Iraq, efforts to combat terrorism, and the state of security training of Iraqi forces. In his remarks…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Pentagon Spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby briefed reporters and answered questions. Topics included, Defense Sec. Hagel’s call to the Ukrainian Defense Minister, military…

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    World Trade Center and Pentagon Attacks

    Officials briefed reporters about Department of Defense responses to apparent terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. The briefing took place in the Pentagon briefing…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Secretary Rumsfeld and Chairman Myers talked to reporters about the oppression of the Afghan people by the Taliban and U.S. military operations in the region. Following their prepared…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Pentagon spokesman George Little denied reports that the U.S. had positioned war ships off the coast of North Korea, as well as a sea-based radar system capable of countering North Korean…

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    Detention Operations in Iraq

    Marine Major General Douglas Stone, commanding general of Task Force 134, talked about on ongoing detention operations in Iraq. He recently completed a 14-month tour as the deputy…

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