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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Gianfranco Fini to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. EDT. 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 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing at1:15 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 by12:45 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.



There are no Speeches available for 4/27/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/27/2004
National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of April 28, 2004 This week each of the Services report a decrease in the number of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization. The net collective result is 1,430 fewer reservists on active duty than last week.

At any given time, services may mobilize some units and individuals...


There are no Press Advisories available for 4/27/2004. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more




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