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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Tina Jonastestify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Tina Jonastestify at a hearing of the House Appropiations Committeeat 2 p.m EST in room 2359 Rayburn House Office Building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.

Secretary of the Navy Gordon England, Chief of Naval Operations Vernon Clarkand Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps Michael Hageetestify at hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 9 a.m. in room 2118Rayburn House Office Building.

Under Secretary of Defense Policy Douglas Feithspeaks at the Council on Foreign Relationsat 6 p.m. EST at 1779 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, DC.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Deployment Health Ellen Embreytestifies at a hearing of the House Government Reform Committeeat 10 a.m. EST in room 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.



02/17/2005
Freedom, Safety and Sovereignty
By Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Douglas J. Feith, Washington, DC


02/17/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Adam J. Plumondore, 22, of Gresham, Ore., died February 16 in Mosul, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Plumondore was...



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