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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff and Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller Dov S. Zakheim testify on the Fiscal 2004 Defense Budget Request before the House Armed Services Committee at 2 p.m. EST at 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Rumsfeld also hosts an honor cordon to welcome Polish Minister of National Defense Jerzy Szmajdzinski to the Pentagon at 11:45 a.m. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 11:15 a.m. for the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will deliver remarks on the impacts of encroachment on military training and readiness at the opening breakfast of the Defense Environmental Forum Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. The forum will be held in Room 155, George C. Marshall Hall, National Defense University, located at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C. See press advisory for details.

Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Lithuanian Minister of Defense Linas Linkevicius to the Pentagon at 2:30 p.m. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 2 p.m. for the cordon.



02/05/2003
FY2004 Defense Budget Testimony (As Prepared)
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Delivery by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, , For the House Armed Services Committee
02/05/2003:   Defense Environmental Forum


02/05/2003
WEST VIRGINIA, TENNESSEE, AND MICHIGAN CIVIL SUPPORT TEAMS CERTIFIED The Department of Defense notified Congress today that Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams (WMD-CST) from the West Virginia, Tennessee, and Michigan National Guard are now certified. These teams are fully ready to assist civil authorities respond to a domestic weapon of mass destruction...


02/05/2003
Background Briefing on Secretary Rumsfeld's Upcoming Foreign Trip

A senior defense official will conduct a background briefing on the upcoming foreign trip of Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 6, at 1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

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