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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Nicaraguan Minister of Defense Jose Adan Guerra to the Pentagon at 11 a.m. EST. 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 10:30 a.m. EST for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

The 1st Armored Division’s commanding general, Maj. Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, will hold a press conference via video tele-conference from Baghdad at 9:00 a.m. EST, November 20. See press advisory for details.

The Technical and Privacy Advisory Committee Meeting begins today at 9 a.m. EST and ends on Friday at the Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 138 (SD-138), 1st and C Streets, NE, Wshington D.C. Point of contact is CDR D. A. Sewell, 697-5133.

There are no Speeches available for 11/20/2003. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

Crew of World War II U.S. Navy Aircraft Found, Identified             The remains of seven American servicemen missing in action from World War II have been found in Russia, identified and returned to their families for burial with full military honors.  A group...

Pentagon Town Hall Meeting Announced             Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will hold a Pentagon Town Hall meeting at 11 a.m. EST, Friday, Nov. 21, 2003.  He will be joined by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard B. Myers. 


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