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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz have no public or media events on their schedules.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Lawrence Di Rita will hold a press briefing at 2:45 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by2:15 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chuand Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs William Winkenwerder Jr. testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 1:30 p.m. EDTin room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.



There are no Speeches available for 4/21/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/21/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died April 19 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol. Both Soldiers were assigned 3 rd Battalion, 7 th ...


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