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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Defence Geoffrey Hoon to the Pentagon at 11:30 a.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 11 a.m. for the cordon.

Rumsfeld and Hoon will hold a joint media availability at 12:35 p.m. in the the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz remarks to Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Dinner in New York at 6 p.m.



02/12/2003
Medal of Honor Foundation Dinner
Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, New York Stock Exchange


02/12/2003
NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF FEBRUARY 12, 2003 This week the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps each announce an increase of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization. The net collective result is 38,649 more reservists than last week.

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02/12/2003
Department of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Awards for 2002

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Thomas F. Hall will host the Department of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Awards for 2002 on Friday, Feb. 14, at 10 a.m. EST in the Hall of Heroes at the end of the concourse in the Pentagon.

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  • President Barack Obama, right, admires a ring U.S. Naval Academy football team members Cody Peterson, left, and Matt Aiken, center, presented to him at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The president presented the Navy midshipmen with the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy, which goes to the academy team with the most victories against its service rivals.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Niegel
  • President Barack Obama holds a ceremony to present midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's football team with the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2014. The trophy is an honor that goes to the team with the most victories against its service rivals. DOD photo by EJ Hersom
  • Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Kenneth Johnson read the names of the fallen from Jacksonville on the Veterans Memorial Wall in Jacksonville, Fla., April 17, 2014. Johnson is the city's senior policy advisor on military affairs. DOD photo by U.S. Army Master Sgt. Terrence L. Hayes
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Adam Silver, National Basketball Association commissioner, talk at the NBA board of governors meeting in 
New York, April 17, 2014. During the meeting, Dempsey discussed a new partnership between the NBA and Defense Department to support for a commitment to service. DOD photo by D. Myles Cullen
  • U.S. Army Spc. Josh Lueken provides security at Observation Post English in Afghanistan's Logar province, April 18, 2014. Lueken is assigned to the 10th Mountain Division's Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Capt. John Landry
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Orin Sanford looks out the side door of a UH-1Y Huey after taking off from the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard, April, 18, 2014, to assist South Korea's efforts surrounding the Sewol, the ferry that sank April 16 off the coast of South Korea. Sanford is a crew chief assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. U.S. Marine Corps photo
  • Runners take off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon "shadow run" on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 18, 2014. More than 600 runners participated in the race. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Gary J. Rihn
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