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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome South Korea's Minister of Defense Yoon Young-kwan to the Pentagon at 8 a.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 7:30 a.m. EST for the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Victoria Clarke and Maj. Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, vice director for Operations, J-3, Joint Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing today at 1 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

There are no Speeches available for 3/29/2003. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DOD IDENTIFIES AIRMAN KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN The Department of Defense announced today the identity of an Illinois Air National Guardsman who died from wounds sustained in an ambush today in Geresk, Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Jacob L. Frazier, 24, of St. Charles, Ill., was assigned to the 169th Air Support Operations Squadron, 182nd Airlift...

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