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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Deputy Secretary of State Robert B. Zoellick, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Downer and Austrailian Minister of Defense Robert Hill will conduct a joint Press Conference to Issue Joint Communique in Australia at 1 p.m. Australian time.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon Englandtestifies at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairsat 10 a.m. EST in room Dirksen Senate Office Building, Rm. 342.



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11/17/2005
DoD Identifies Marine Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of four Marines, who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Roger W. Deeds, 24, of Biloxi , Miss.

Lance Cpl. John A. Lucente, 19, of Grass Valley , Calif.

Cpl. Jeffry A. Rogers, 21, of Oklahoma City...


11/17/2005
56th Brigade Combat Team Commander to Brief Live from Iraq             Army Col. James K. Brown, commander of the 56 th Brigade Combat Team (Texas Army National Guard), currently deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and assigned to the Multinational Corps-Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at...



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