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

Army Maj. Gen. James Thurman, commander of the Multi-National Division-Baghdad, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, March 31, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Sorenson, Deputy, Acquisition and Systems Management, for the Assistant Secretary of the Army Acquisition, Logistics, Technology will discuss the Army’s commitment to soldier safety and force protection at 2:30 p.m. EST. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-5741 for escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 3/31/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/31/2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

            Pfc. Sean D. Tharp, 21, of...


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There are no Contracts available for 3/31/2006. Please see the Contracts overview page for more



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