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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Chemical and Biological Defense experts will brief the media on Chemical and Biological Defense Readiness at 10 a.m. EST in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room, 2E781. Initial presentations will be followed by an opportunity for the media to ask questions related to Chemical and Biological Defense. For additional details visit: http://www4.army.mil/ocpa/read.php?story_id_key=1230.

The winning design in the Pentagon Memorial competition will be announced at 1 p.m. in the Pentagon Briefing Room, 2E781. The winning designers will be on hand to discuss their concept. Members of the jury who represent the Pentagon victims' families and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which conducted the competition will also be available. See press advisory for details.



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


03/03/2003
PENTAGON MEMORIAL DESIGN SELECTION ANNOUNCED The Department of Defense today announced the selection of the Pentagon memorial design by the design selection jury. The winning design is the so-called "Light Benches" submitted by Julie Beckman and Keith Kaseman of New York.

Design Jury Chairman Terry Riley, chief curator of design...



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




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