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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld speaks to the Hoover Institute at noon in the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel Ballroom, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. Contact: Kerrie Rezac (202) 380-0608 for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Reconstruction & Humanitarian Assistance Joseph Collins conducts a news briefing on humanitarian assistance to Iraq at 2:15 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

The Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) will visit military installations and meet with servicemembers in the Hampton Roads, Va., area starting today through February 27, 2003. See press advisory for details.



02/25/2003
Hoover Institution Board of Overseers
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Washington, DC


02/25/2003
DOD ANNOUNCES STATUS OF FORCES SURVEY FINDINGS Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu announced today the 2002 active-duty Status of Forces Survey (SOFS) findings. The survey was conducted July 8-Aug 13, 2002, to assess the attitudes and opinions of the active force on a variety of personnel and policy issues. ...
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02/25/2003
General Myers Addresses Economic Club of New York

Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will address a dinner meeting of the Economic Club of New York in the Grand Ballroom of the New York Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 8:25 p.m. EST.

There will be a media availability immediately follwing the...





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