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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will participate in the funeral of Former Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger. For further details concerning the funeral, call the Arlington National Cemetery, Ms. Calvillo, (703) 607-8574.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs William Winkenwerder Jr., Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody, Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Robert Willard, Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Magnus and Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John Corley testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SR-232A, Russell Senate Office Building.

Assistant Secretary of the Army, Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Claude Bolton testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Adm. Edmund Giambastiani Jr. testifies at a hearing of the House Armed Services Commmittee at 4 p.m. EDT in room 21118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Commander, U.S. Transportation Command Gen. Norton Schwartz and Commander, Air Mobility Command Gen. Duncan McNabb testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 3:30 EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy Peter Flory, Commander, United States Army Space and Missile Defense Command U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command Lt. Gen. Larry Dodgen, Director, Missile Defense Agency Lt. Gen. Henry Obering III and Acting Director, Operational Test and Evaluation David Duma testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 10 a.m. EDT in room SD-138, Dirksen Senate Office Building.



04/04/2006
Caspar Weinberger (15th Secretary of Defense) Eulogy
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Memorial Chapel, Fort Myer, Virginia


04/04/2006
Flag Officer Assignments Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen announced the following flag officer assignments:

Rear Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., is being assigned as director for Joint Experimentation, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Va.   Winnefeld is currently serving as commander,...


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