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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Maj. Gen. Bashar M. Ayoub, Commander, 9th Mechanized Division, Iraqi Army, and Col. David J. Bishop, Commander, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Oct. 14, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an overview of their units activities in the ongoing security operations in Iraq.

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.

The winners of the Secretary of Defense's Employer Support Freedom Award will be available to speak to the media from 1:30-2 p.m. EDT, Oct. 14 in the Reserve Affairs conference room, Pentagon 2D201. See press advisoryfor details.



There are no Speeches available for 10/14/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/14/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Robert W. Tucker, 20, of Hilham , Tenn. , died in Ad Dujayl, Iraq , on Oct. 13, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations....


There are no Press Advisories available for 10/14/2005. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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