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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Albanian Minister of Defense Fatmir Mediu to the Pentagon at 2 p.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 1:15 p.m. EST for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Edmund P. Giambastiani Jr. and Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Christopher Ryan Henry testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 2:30 p.m. EST in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu and Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno testify before Commission on the National Guard and Reserve at 1 p.m. EST in room 2216 Rayburn House Office Building.

Commander, European Command, Gen. James Jones testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 10 a.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment Philip Grone testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 2 p.m. EST in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict Thomas O'Connell and Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command Gen. Bryan Brown testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 3 p.m. EST in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.



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03/08/2006
National Guard (IN FEDERAL STATUS) and Reserve Mobilized as of March 8, 2006               This week, the Air Force announced an increase in the number of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization, while the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard numbers decreased. The net collective...


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