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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.

Coalition Forces Land Component Commander (CFLCC) for Operation Iraqi Freedom Lt. Gen. David McKiernan will conduct a video-teleconferenced press briefing at 9 a.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E781. He will discuss the involvement of the Army and Marine Corps in the conflict and in postwar stabilization efforts. See press advisory for details.

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04/23/2003
DOD IDENTIFIES AIR FORCE CASUALTY The Department of Defense announced today that Maj. William R. Watkins III, 37, of Danville, Va., was killed in action April 7 while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Watkins was assigned to the 333rd Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.

Watkins was the weapons...



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