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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 Brig. Gen. Augustus L. (Leon) Collins; Commander, 155th Brigade Combat Team, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Dec. 9, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing security operations in the brigade's area of operations. 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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12/09/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Capt. Kevin J. Smith, 28, of Brandon , Fla. , died in Baghdad , Iraq , on Dec. 8, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. Smith was assigned to the 1st...


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