Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld has no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitzwill host a Presidential Rank Awards Ceremony. Each year the President recognizes and celebrates a small group of career senior executives for exceptional long-term accomplishmentsin. This event will be held at the Pentagon Auditorium, Rm 5A1070 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 12:30 p.m.
To commemorate National African American History Month 2004, the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness,Charles Abell will host a two-day DoD Outreach and Observance Program at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb. 18-19. For further assistance please call Col. Lynda Jackson, senior military EO advisor, (703) 695-0106.