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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 Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry, commanding general of Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, will conduct a news briefing at 9:15 a.m. EST, Dec. 8, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing military operations in Afghanistan. See press advisoryfor details.



There are no Speeches available for 12/8/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


12/08/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Pfc. Thomas C. Siekert, 20, of Lovelock, Nev. , died in Bayji , Iraq on Dec. 6, from non-combat related injuries. Siekert was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry...


12/08/2005
Small Business Performance Awards Ceremony Set for December 12, 2005             Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Kenneth J. Krieg will present Small Business Program performance awards for fiscal 2004 Monday, Dec. 12, at 11 a.m. EST in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes. ...




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