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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

The Defense Department offers a satellite-teleconferenced briefing with Vice Adm. Timothy Keating, the commander of coalition naval forces for Operation Iraqi Freedom at 9 a.m. EDT, via satellite-teleconference to the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon, Room 2E781. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in attending this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the River Entrance by 8:30 a..m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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04/12/2003
DOD ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN MARINE CASUALTY STATUS The Department of Defense announced today it has changed the status of Marine Sgt. Brendon C. Reiss from Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) to killed in action. Reiss, 23, of Casper, Wyo., was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, based in Camp...


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