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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome French Minister of Defense Michelle Alliot-Marie to the Pentagon at 12:15 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 than 11:45 a.m. EST for escort to the cordon.

Rumsfeld and Allot-Marie will conduct a brief media availability at 1 p.m. EST at the Executive Dining Room in the Pentagon. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 12:15 p.m. EST. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of StaffGen. Richard Myers testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 3 p.m. in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development and Acquisition John J. Young, Jr., Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Warfare Requirements and Programs VAdm Joseph A. Sestak, Jr., Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Resources, Requirements and Assessments VAdm Lewis W. Crenshaw, Jr., Deputy Commandant, Programs and Resources Lt. Gen. Robert Magnus, Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command Lt.Gen. James N. Mattistestify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 9 a.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

Director of the Navy Staff VAdm Albert T. Church, IIItestifies at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 9:30 in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Director of the Navy Staff VAdm Albert T. Church, IIIwill brief at 2 p.m. EST on the results of a Department of Defense review of detention operations and interrogation. For further information please see Press Advisory.

Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and Commander, U.S. European Command Gen. James L. Jonestestifies at a hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommitteeon Military Quality of Life at 9:30 in room H-143 U.S. Capitol.

Director, Defense Research and Engineering, Ronald M. Sega, Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency James Tegnelia, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology/Chief Scientist, Thomas H. Killion, Chief of Naval Research, RAdm Jay M. Cohen, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering James B. Engle, Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Tony Tethertestify at a hearing of the House Armed Servicces Committeeat 1 p.m. in room 2212Rayburn House Office Building.



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03/10/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Spc. Matthew A. Koch, 23, of West Henrietta, N.Y. died Mar. 9 in Taji, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle....


03/10/2005
Church Report Briefed             The results of a Department of Defense review of detention operations and interrogation techniques will be provided at a press conference at the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, Thursday 10 March at 2 p.m. EST.

 

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