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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Netherlands' Minister of Defense Henk Kamp to the Pentagon at 2 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 1:30 p.m. EST for escort to the cordon.

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

Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff conducts a briefing on Operation Iraqi Freedom: One Year Later at 11:15 a.m. ESTin suite 800 National Press Building, 529 14th Street, NW. For more information, please contact Rick Machamer at (202)504-6356.



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03/17/2004
Flag Officer Announcements Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Navy Capt. Gerald R. Beaman has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Beaman is currently serving as chief of staff to the...


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