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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.

Army Col. James K. Brown, commander of the 56th 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 9 a.m. EST, Nov. 18, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an overview of the brigades efforts in the ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



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11/18/2005
General Officer Announcements Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

Army Brig. Gen. Michael D. Barbero for promotion to the grade of major general. Barbero is currently serving as commanding general, Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk,...


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