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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld has no public or media events onhis schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Georgian Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania to the Pentagon at 5:15 p.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 4:45 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Wolfowitz participates in joint press conference to announce a Presidential directive to strengthen biodefenses with the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Homeland Security at 9:30 a.m EDT at the Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC. For more information please call 202-690-6343.

U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. John F. Sattler, Director of Operations, U.S. Central Command,will conduct a teleconference from Qatar with media in the PentagonBriefing Room at 1:30 p.m. EDT. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identifiaction should be at the North Parking Entrace by 1 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 4/28/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/28/2004
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Aaron C. Austin, 21, of Sunray, Texas, died April 26 due to hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1 st Marine Regiment, 1 st ...


There are no Press Advisories available for 4/28/2004. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more


There are no Contracts available for 4/28/2004. Please see the Contracts overview page for more



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