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

The Department of Defense America Supports You program will host a “Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” for DoD families from noon until 1 p.m. EDT, in the Pentagon Courtyard. See press advisory for details.

Director for Strategic Plans and Policy, Joint Staff J-5, Lt. Gen. Victor Renuart, will conduct an on-the-record media round table at 2:30 p.m. in the DoD Press Briefing Studio 2E579. Lt. Gen.Renuart will discuss the Multilateral Planners Conference that over 90 countries attended. Its primary focus was current global operations and collaborations on the War on Terrorism. Lt. Gen. Renuart and his J-5 equivalents worldwide wrapped up the bi-annual two-day conference held at Ft McNair on April 25-26, 2006. See press advisory for details.

There are no Speeches available for 4/27/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Pfc. Raymond L. Henry, 21, of Anaheim, Calif, died on April 25 in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.  Henry was...

Military Police Commander to Brief Live from Iraq             Army Col. Rod Barham , commander of the 49 th Military Police Brigade, will brief live from Iraq at 9:00 a.m. EDT, Apr. 28, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing training of the Iraqi...

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