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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld has no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitzand Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.Peter Paceappears beforea hearing of theSenate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building, regarding the contingency reserve fund request for Fiscal Year 2005.

Assistant Secretary for International Security AffairsPeter W. Rodman appears before a hearing of theCommittee on International Relations at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building.

Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and LogisticsMichael W. Wynne and Principal Deputy General CounselDaniel J. DellOrtoappears beforea hearing of theSenate Armed Services Committee at 2:30 p.m. EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.



05/13/2004
Town Hall Meeting with U.S. Troops
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Baghdad, Iraq


05/13/2004
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Jeremiah E. Savage, 21, of Livingston, Tenn, died May 12 of wounds received due to hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4 th...


05/13/2004
Embargoed Briefing on DoD Sexual Assault Task Force Report             Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu will host a briefing on the results of the DoD Task Force on Care for Victims of Sexual Assaults review in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579, today, at 3:30...




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