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

Gen. John. Abizaid, Commander, U.S. Central Command will conduct a two-way briefing from Baghdad at9 a.m. EDT. Media representatives may view the briefing in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon, Room 2E579. Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 8:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building

Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, deputy director of operationsfor Coalition Joint Task Force 7,and Gareth Bayley, CPA spokesman, willconduct an operational update from Baghdad at10a.m.EDT. Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 9:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 4/30/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/30/2004
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Adam W. Estep, 23, of Campbell, Calif., died April 29, in Baghdad, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his patrol. Sgt. Estep was assigned to the Armys 2nd...


04/30/2004
Clarification Statement by The Chairman of The Joint Chiefs of Staff             During a recent DoD news conference, Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff was asked a question about the armored capability of the Stryker versus an Up-Armored High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle...




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