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Rumsfeld: Weinberger's Goal
Was an Era of Hope and Peace
ARLINGTON, Va., April 4, 2006 – Caspar W. Weinberger's definition of happiness was "service to a noble cause," current Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said here today at the former defense secretary's funeral. Story
Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Honors Soldier, 'Great Patriot'
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2006 – Today the men and women of the Department of Defense mourn the loss of a soldier, a public servant, and great patriot -- The Honorable Caspar Weinberger. Release
Former Defense Secretary
Caspar Weinberger Dies at 88
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2006 – Caspar W. Weinberger, the nation's 15th secretary of defense, died today. He was 88. Weinberger took office Jan. 21, 1981, and served until Nov. 23, 1987, making him the longest-serving defense secretary to date. Story
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Former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger is seen through the windshield of a helicopter during his visit to inspect high tech test bed hardware, Fort Lewis, Washington on Apr. 22, 1983. Defense Dept. photo by Spc Jeff Rhodes
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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell (right) talks with former Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger (left) while former Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci looks on. The three statesmen were attending a Full Honors Ceremony Jan. 26, 2001, at the Pentagon. Photo by Linda D. Kozaryn
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Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld expresses his condolences to Jane Weinberger, wife of the late Caspar W. Weinberger, at the funeral for her husband at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on April 4, 2006. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley More Photos
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