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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.

Lt.Gen. Earl B. Hailston, commander of U. S. Marine Corps Forces for U. S. Central Command, will conduct a live briefing via video teleconference at 10 a.m. EDT, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E781. He will discuss the involvement of the U.S. Marine Corps in the conflict and in postwar stabilization efforts.

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04/24/2003
DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTIES The Department of Defense identified today three Marines killed in a non-hostile accident during Operation Iraqi Freedom. They were killed when a rocket-propelled grenade launcher they were firing for familiarization malfunctioned. The incident occurred April 22 on a firing range near the city of...


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