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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Co-coordinating Minister for Security and Defence, Tony Tan to the Pentagon at 11. a.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 10:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff testify onIraq's Transition to Sovereignty at a hearing of theHouse Armed Services Committeeat10 a.m. EDT in room2118 Rayburn HouseOffice Building.

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and EnvironmentRay DuBoistestifies on issues affecting ranges at a hearing ofCommitte on Energy and Commerce, Joint House SubCommittees on Energyand Air Quality/Environment and Hazardous Materials at 10 a.m. EDTin room 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

Acting Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and LogisticsMichael Wynne testifies on Force Protectionat a hearingof theHouse Armed Services Committeeat 3 p.m. EDT in room 2117Rayburn HouseOffice Building.

Department of The Navy Celebrates Earth Day 2004 The Department of the Navy will join the nation in celebration of the 34 th annual Earth Day on April 22nd. The Departments theme for Earth Day 2004 is Celebrating Successful Partnerships, recognizing the extensive collaboration that takes place among Navy, Marine Corps, industry,...

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