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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldand Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitzhave no public or media events on their schedules.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and EnvironmentRaymond F. DuBoistestifies on the military constuction budget at a hearing of theHouse Armed Services Committeeat 1:00 p.m. EST in 2120 Rayburn House Office Building.

The 82nd Airborne Divisions commanding general, Maj. Gen. Charles H. Swannack Jr., will conduct a two-way briefing fromBaghdad at9 a.m. EST. Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 8:15 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Lawrence Di Rita, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense Public Affairs and Director Iraq Program Management Office Coalition Provisional Authority, Rear Admiral David Nash (Ret.) will conduct a brienfing to discuss contracting programs in Iraq at 12:15 p.m. Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 11:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Richard B. Myersis traveling to South America.



There are no Speeches available for 3/10/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/10/2004
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. 1 st Class Richard S. Gottfried, 42, of Lake Ozark, Mo., died March 9 in Tampa, Iraq, when struck by an improvised explosive device. Sgt. 1 st Class Gottfried...


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