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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 1:00 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

The Defense Department offers the second in a series of briefings on enemy prisoner of war issues at 9 a.m. EDT, via satellite-teleconference to the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon, Room 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 8:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building. See press advisory for details.

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04/09/2003
DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES The Department of Defense announced today that Staff Sgt. Robert A. Stever, 36, of Pendleton, Ore., was killed in action by enemy fire on April 8 in Iraq. Stever was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft. Stewart,...


04/09/2003
Enemy Prisoner Briefing Broadcast Live From USNS Comfort

The Defense Department offers the third in a series of briefings on enemy prisoner of war issues on Friday, April 11, at 9 a.m. EDT, via satellite-teleconference to the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon, Room 2E781.

Briefing will be on the medical treatment of enemy prionsers of war and...





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