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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing at 2:15 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Dov S. Zakheim discusses the fiscal 04 budget on Money Line live with Lou Dobbs at 6 p.m.



01/29/2003
Combined Federal Campaign Awards Ceremony
Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, The Pentagon


01/29/2003
FIVE NEW BUSINESS INITIATIVES APPROVED The Department of Defense announced today the DoD Business Initiatives Council (BIC) approved five initiatives that will improve business practices and processes across the department.

The approved initiatives focus on various requirements and processes and will positively affect...



01/29/2003
DoD to Conduct Fiscal 2004 Budget Briefings ** NOTE TIME CHANGE IN LIFTING OF EMBARGO.

The Department of Defense will conduct two news briefings on the fiscal 2004 DoD budget submission.

Friday, January 31, 2003:

10:00 a.m.: Hard copies of the budget documents will be available in the DoD...





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