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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Defense of Croatia, Berislav Roncevic at 2 p.m. EDT.  The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance.  Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 1:30 p.m. for escort to the cordon

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

Adm. Timothy Keating, Commander, Northern Command delivers remarks to the National Homeland Defense Symposium at 9 a.m. MT in Colorado Springs, CO.

Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, Gen. James Jones and Commander, Joint Forces Command Gen. Lance Smith testify at a hearing of the Commission on National Guard and Reserves  at 9 a.m. EDT at the Rayburn House Office Building Rm. 2118.


There are no Speeches available for 10/5/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

U.S. Transfers Authority for Military Security Operations in Afghanistan         Today marks another important milestone in the progress of improving security and stability in Afghanistan. NATO’s International Security Assistance Force assumed command of international military security operations in eastern Afghanistan from...

Civilian Police Assistance Training Team Commander to Brief Live From Iraq         Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Peterson, commander of the Civilian Police Assistance Training Team in Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Oct. 6, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on civilian police training in Iraq. ...

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