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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.

Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Adm. William J. Fallonand Commander, United Nations Command and Republic of Korea/United States Combined Forces Command Commander, United States Forces Korea, Gen. Leon J. LaPortetestify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 9:30 a.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Commanding General, Multi-National Force Iraq, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr.will hold a press briefing at 11:30 a.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by10:45 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Under Secretary of Defense, Comptroller, Tina Jonasand Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Installations and Environment, Philip Grone, testify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Constructionat2:30 p.m. in room 138, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

There are no Speeches available for 3/8/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on Mar. 4 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their patrol. The four soldiers were assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry...

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