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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing at 1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is speaking at the VFW Community Service and Legislative Conference at the Regency Ballroom, Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Strees NW, Washington at 10:30.

A senior defense official will conduct a background briefing on plans for reconstruction and humanitarian assistance in Iraq at 10:00 a.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. 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 9:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



03/11/2003
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.


03/11/2003
AIR FORCE TESTS MASSIVE ORDNANCE AIR BLAST (MOAB) Today the Air Force tested its Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) weapon at the Eglin Air Force Base Air Armament Center's western test range. Dropped from a C-130, the MOAB is a precision-guided weapons weighing 21,500 pounds. It will be the largest non-nuclear conventional weapon in existence. ...


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