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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.

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Ryan Henry delivers the opening keynote address "Deterrence and Dissuasion in the 21st Century " at the 36th Annual IFPA-Fletcher Conference on National Security and Policy, at 8:30 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C.



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12/14/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Mitchell, 28, of McConnelsville, Ohio, died in Baghdad , Iraq , on Dec. 12, when an improvised expolosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during...


12/14/2005
Secretary of Defense to Host Pentagon Town Hall Meeting Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will hold a Pentagon Town Hall meeting at 1:30 p.m. EST, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005. He will be joined by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace. The meeting will be held in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room BH650. 

The meeting will be...


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