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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome Romanian President Traian Basescu to the Pentagon at 4 p.m. EST. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 3:30 p.m. EST for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.

Defense Research and Engineering, Ronald M. Sega, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology/Chief Scientist, Thomas H. Killion, Chief of Naval Research, RAdm Jay M. Cohen, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering James B. Engle, Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Tony Tethertestify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 9:30 in room SR-325 the Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building.

Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force John P. Jumperand Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics Fred Kuhntestify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Quality of Lifeat 10 a.m. in US Capitol Room H-143.

Combatant Commander, U.S. European Command Gen. James Jones, Combatant Commander, U.S. Pacific Command Adm. William J. Fallon, Combatant Commander, U.S. Southern Command Gen. Bantz J. Craddocktestify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 10 a.m. in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Secretary of the Army Francis Harvey, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter J. Schoomakertestify at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defensein room 192 Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Vern Clark, Gen. Michael W. Hageeand Commandant of the Marine Corps and Wayne Arny, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment testify at a hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Quality of Lifeat 1:30 p.m. in room US Capitol Room H- 143.

Director, Defense Systems, Glen Lamartin testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Subcommitteeon Tactical Air and Land Forces at 2 p.m. in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Under Secretary of the Air Force, Space Peter B. Teets, Commander, United States Air Force Space Command, Gen. Lance W. Lord, Commander, United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Lt. Gen. Larry Dodgen, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Warfare Requirements and Programs VAdm Joseph Sestakand Director, Strategy and Plans DivisionBGen Thomas Benestestify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 3 p.m. in room 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

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