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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.

Lt. Gen. David H. Petraeus, recent commander, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq/Commander, NATO Training Mission-Iraq will conduct a news briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579 to provide an update of Iraqi security force training. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 12:45 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



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10/05/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq, on Oct. 3, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations. The soldiers were assigned to the 3rd...


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