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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Lithuanian Minister of Defense Gediminas Kirkilas to the Pentagon at 11:30 a.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 a.m. EST for escort to the cordon.

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

Director, Missile Defense Agency, Lt. Gen. Trey Obering, United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Lt. Gen. Larry J. Dodgen and Acting Director, Operational Test and Evaluation, David W. Duma testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat9 a.m. EST in 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Commander, U.S. Southern Command Gen. Bantz J. Craddockand Commander, U.S. Northern Command, Adm. Timothy J. Keatingtestify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 9:30 in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment Philip Grone, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment Geoffrey G. Prosch, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment B.J. Penn, , Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations Fred W. Kuhntestify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 2 p.m. in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense Paul McHale, North American Aerospace Defense Command, United States Northern Command Adm. Timothy Keatingand Chief, National Guard Bureau H. Steven Blumtestify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 3 p.m. in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.



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03/15/2005
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Joshua L. Torrence, 20, of Lexington, S.C., died March 14 of wounds received as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2 nd Assault...


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