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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 1:00 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Pakistan's Minister of Finance Shaukat Aziz to the Pentagon at 11:30 a.m. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 11 a.m. for the cordon.

Myers appears on Larry King Live at 9 p.m.

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04/15/2003
DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Richard A. Goward, 32, of Midland, Mich., was killed April 14 in Iraq. Goward was killed when his truck entered a dust cloud and rear-ended the truck in front of him.

Goward was assigned to 1460th Transportation Company, Midland,...



04/15/2003
Force Protection Equipment Demonstration IV

Media who wish to cover Force Protection Equipment Demonstration IV (FPED IV) at Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va., May 6-8, should pre-register on line now at www.fped4.org . [link no longer available] FPED IV will bring about 500 vendors and organizations with more than 2,500...





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