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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz have no public or media events on their schedules.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict Thomas W. O'Connell and Commander, United States Special Operations Command Gen. Bryan D. Brown testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 3 p.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.



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03/17/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Spc. Paul M. Heltzel, 39, of Baton Rouge, La., died Mar. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, while conducting a mounted patrol when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device...


03/17/2005
Pentagon Town Hall Meeting              Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will hold a Pentagon Town Hall meeting at 9:00 a.m. EST, Friday, March 18, 2005.  He will be joined by Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace, U.S. Marine...



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