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Rumsfeld to Chart Military Transformation Course

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2002 – Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will talk Jan. 31 about the transformation of the U.S. military during a major speech at the National Defense University here.

In a speech tentatively set to start at 12:30 p.m., Rumsfeld is expected to chart the way ahead for transformation in the post-Sept. 11, 2001, world. The secretary will give broad outlines and speak to lessons learned in battling terrorism. A question and answer session will follow his remarks.

The university event will be broadcast several ways.

For C-Band satellite access, point your receiver to Galaxy 3 position 95 degrees west longitude, Transponder 22; frequency 41.40 Mhz; vertical polarity; audio 6.2-6.8.

For KU-Band access, point your receiver toward Galaxy 11 position: 91 degrees west longitude, Transponder 13; frequency 119.60 Mhz; horizontal polarity; audio 6.2-6.8.

For satellite support, call (800) 247-8899. To sign in, call (800) 310-5074.

The American Forces Radio and Television Service will broadcast the speech to service members overseas.

DoD will also Webcast the speech at http://www.defenselink.mil/briefings/transformation.ram.

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