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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Gen. Tommy Franks, commander, Central Command, conduct a press availability at 1:15 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 12:45 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome President Paul Kagame of Rwanda to the Pentagon at 5:15 p.m. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 4:45 p.m. for the cordon.

A senior CENTCOM official will conduct a background briefing on targeting at 11:30 a.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 11:00 a.m.



There are no Speeches available for 3/5/2003. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/05/2003
NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MARCH 5, 2003 This week the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps each announce an increase of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization. The net collective result is 8,470 more reservists than last week.

The total number of reserve personnel currently on active duty in...



03/05/2003
Background Briefing On Targeting

A senior defense official will provide a background briefing on U.S. military practices and procedures to minimize casualties to non-combatants and prevent collateral damage during military operations. The briefing will be held today at 11:30 a.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon, Room...





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