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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is traveling.

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

Secretary of the Army Dr. Francis Harvey lectures at The Heritage Foundation, at 11 a.m. EDT in the Lehrman Auditorium.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Thomas F. Hall, Deputy Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Davis F. Melcher USA and Chief, National Guard Bureau, Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum testify at a hearing of the House Government Reform Committeeat 10 a.m. in room 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.

Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and IT Acquisition Programs John R. Landon and Assistant Secretary of the Army, Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Claude Boltontestify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 4 p.m. in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.



10/20/2005
The Academy of Military Sciences
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Beijing, China


10/20/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Daniel D. Bartels, 22, of Huron, S.D., died in Mosul, Iraq, on Oct. 19, of a non-combat related cause identified there on Oct. 18. Bartels was assigned to...



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