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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome Hungarian Minister of Defense Ferenc Juhasz to the Pentagon at 4 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 3:30 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

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

Michael W. Wynne and Donald C. Winter testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat10 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Lt. Gen. Carl Strock will conduct a news briefing at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579 to provide an update of Corps of Engineers activities dealing with hurricane damage. 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 12:15 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Under Secretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Kenneth Kriegtestifies at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairsat 2:30 p.m. EDT in Dirksen Senate Office Building, room 342.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Lawrence Di Rita andDeputy Director for Regional Operations, J-3, Brig. Gen. Carter Hamwill conduct a DoD news briefing at 3 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. 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 by2:15 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the briefing.



There are no Speeches available for 10/6/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/06/2005
General Officer Announcements Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announces that the President has nominated:

Brig. Gen. Thomas D. Robinson, U. S. Army Reserve, for promotion to the rank of major general. He is enroute to commander, 143d Transportation Command, Orlando, Fla.

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