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Today in the Department of Defense, Monday, March 12, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

The court of inquiry appointed to investigate the collision between USS Greeneville (SSN 772) and the Ehime Maru continues today at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. See the Pacific Fleet Web page for details (page no longer available).

The next regular DoD news briefing will be held tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon room 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

The department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

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03/12/2001
STATEMENT OF SECRETARY RUMSFELD Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld today released the following statement:

" I join with the President in extending my sympathies to the families of those killed and injured in today's bombing range accident in Kuwait. Tragedies such as this occur without warning and for reasons...



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