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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.

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric S. Edelman and Commander, U.S. European Command Gen. James L. Jones testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee at 10 a.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Army Colonel David R. Gray, commander of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m., in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



04/07/2006
Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation Annual Gala
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY


04/07/2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty              The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier, who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

            Spc. Daniel L. Sesker, 22,...


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