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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.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Victoria Clarke and Maj. Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, vice director for Operations, J-3, Joint Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing today at 1:30 p.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

Army Col. David Blackledge, commander, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade, will conduct a briefing on Free Iraqi Forces remotely from Umm Qasr, Iraq, at 10 a.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. 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. Please see advisory.

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There are no Speeches available for 4/4/2003. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/04/2003
DOD ANNOUNCES ARMY CASUALTIES The Department of Defense announced today the identification of the following three soldiers who died as a result of severe injuries on April 3, 2003, in Iraq. They are:

Staff Sgt. Nino D. Livaudais, 23, was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. Livaudais...



04/04/2003
Free Iraqi Forces Briefing Broadcast Live from Umm Qasr

Army Col. David Blackledge, commander, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade, will conduct a briefing on Free Iraqi Forces remotely from Umm Qasr, Iraq. The briefing will demonstrate the roles of Free Iraqi Forces already engaged in missions in Southern Iraq. The briefing will be held today at 10 a.m. EST...





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