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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld,Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller),Dov Zakheimand Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pacewill testify onfiscal 2005 budget request at a hearing of theSenate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EST. They will also be testifying on fiscal 2005 budget request at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 1 p.m. EST. Both hearings will be in 2120 Rayburn Office Building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitzhosts an honor cordon to welcome Yemen's Minister of Foreign Affairs Abu Bakr al-Qirbi to the Pentagon at11 a.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 10:30 p.m. EST for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz also will host an honor cordon to welcome Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mircea Geoana to the Pentagon at 4:30 p.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than4 p.m. EST for escort to the cordon.



02/04/2004
FY 2005 Defense Budget Testimony (Senate Armed Services Committee Transcript)
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Senate Armed Services Committee


02/04/2004
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

2 nd Lt. Seth J. Dvorin, 24, of New Jersey, died Feb. 3 in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded while he was conducting counter-IED...


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