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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldis traveling.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Tina Westby Jonas testifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 3 p.m. EST in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

General Peter J. Schoomaker, Chief of Staff, United States Army, Admiral Vernon E. Clark, Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy, General John P. Jumper, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, United States Air Force, General Michael W. Hagee, Commandant of the Marine Corps, U.S. Marine Corps testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 2 p.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Lt. Gen.John F.Sattler, Commanding General, I MEF, and LTG Abdul Qader and the Prime Ministers Spokesman Thair Naqib will conduct a video and audio briefing from Iraqwith the Pentagon Press Corp at 11 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by10:15 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

There are no Speeches available for 11/17/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

Navy Christens Amphibious Transport Dock Ship The Navy will christen the newest San Antonio Class amphibious ship, New Orleans, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004, during an 11 a.m. CST ceremony at Northrop Grumman Ship Systems - Avondale Operations, Avondale (New Orleans), La.

The New Orleans honors the largest city of Louisiana...

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