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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, March 12, 2003 Bookmark and Share



Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Latvian Minister of Defense Girts Valdis Kristovskis to the Pentagon at 3 p.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 2:30 p.m. for the cordon.

Senior defense officials will conduct a background briefing on "Space: The Warfighter's Perspective" 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.



There are no Speeches available for 3/12/2003. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/12/2003
NEW TRICARE POLICIES FOR FAMILY MEMBERS OF NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVES ANNOUNCED Dr. William Winkenwerder, Jr., assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, and Thomas F. Hall, assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs, announced today policy changes that will enhance the Tricare Prime and Tricare Prime Remote (TPR) programs for members of the National Guard and...


There are no Press Advisories available for 3/12/2003. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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