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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz have no public or media events on their schedules.

L. Paul Bremer, U.S. Administrator of Iraqis scheduled to conduct a briefingat10:00 a.m.This event can be viewed in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested inattending this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by9:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Lawrence Di Rita,principal deputyassistant secretary of defense Public Affairs, andBrig. Gen. David Rodriguez, deputy director for operations, J-3, Joint Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing at1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579.Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by1 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

To commemorate National African American History Month 2004, the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness,Charles Abell will host a DoD Outreach and Observance Program at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, Fla. For further assistance please call Col. Lynda Jackson, senior military EO advisor, (703) 695-0106.



There are no Speeches available for 2/19/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


There are no News/Casualty Releases available for 2/19/2004. Please see the News/Casualty Releases overview page for more


There are no Press Advisories available for 2/19/2004. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more


There are no Contracts available for 2/19/2004. Please see the Contracts overview page for more



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