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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Spain’s Minister of Defense Jose Antonio Alonso to the Pentagon today at 1:45 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be escorted from the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the ceremony.

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



There are no Speeches available for 10/23/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/23/2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualties           The Department of Defense announced today the death of four Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.           Lance Cpl. Clifford R. Collinsworth, 20, of Chelsea, Mich. ...


10/23/2006
Pentagon to Broadcast Ambassador and Commanding General Press Briefing from Iraq             U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad and Multi-National Force-Iraq Commanding General George W. Casey Jr.’s joint press conference in Baghdad will be broadcast live in the Pentagon briefing room Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7...




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