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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of StateRichard Armitagewill host an armed forces full honor ceremony to honor the State of Kuwait as a major non-NATO ally of the United Statesin the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070at 11:30 a.m. EST. Seepress advisoryfor details.

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

Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, deputy director of operationsfor Coalition Joint Task Force 7,andDan Senor, senior advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority, willconduct an operational update from Baghdad at9:00a.m.EST. This event can be viewed in the Press Briefing Room.

Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense ProgramsDale E. Klein and Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense (Chemical Demilitarization and Counterproliferation) Pat Wakefield testify on terrorism at a hearing of theHouse Armed Services Committeeat 10 a.m. EST in 2212 Rayburn House Office Building.

Remarks Recognizing Kuwait
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, The Pentagon

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

Master Sgt. Richard L. Ferguson, 45, of Conway, N.H., died March 30, in Somara, Iraq, when the military vehicle he was riding in rolled over. Ferguson was assigned to the...

Industry Day Conference Held on Defense-Wide Contracts             The Department of Defense inspector general and the Naval Air Systems Command will sponsor an industry day conference on Thursday, Apr. 8, at the Marriott Crystal Gateway, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Va.


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