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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz have no public or media events on their schedules.

Major General Peter W. Chiarelli, U.S. Army, commander of the Multi-national Division--Baghdad, and commanding general, 1st Cavalry Division will brief live from Iraq at 8:00 a.m. EST, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Baghdad. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



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01/05/2005
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Thomas E. Houser, 22, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died Jan. 3 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine...


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