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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace will conduct a DoD news briefing at 10:30 a.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 9:45 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.



01/12/2006
21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Pentagon Dining Room


01/12/2006
New Destroyer Honors Vietnam War POW and Medal of Honor Recipient             The Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer will be named in honor of Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale (1923-2005), the legendary leader of American prisoners of war (POWs) during the Vietnam...


01/12/2006
Multinational Corps--Iraq Commander to Brief Live from Iraq             Army Lt. Gen. John R. Vines, commander of the Multinational Corps--Iraq, and commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Jan. 13, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an...




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