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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Albanian Minister of Defense Pandeli Majko to the Pentagon today at 5:15 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the North Parking Entrance no later than 4:45 p.m. for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Jordan's Prince Faisal Bin Hussein to the Pentagon at 1:30 p.m. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 1 p.m. for the cordon.

Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness David S.C. Chu hosts a luncheon and awards ceremony in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The event will be held from noon until 2 p.m. at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Va. Chu is the keynote speaker for the event. See news release for details.

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05/14/2003
Prepared Statement for the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee: 2004 Defense Budget Request
Testimony as Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Washington, DC


05/14/2003
DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE CASUALTY The Department of Defense announced today that Lance Cpl. Nicholas Brian Kleiboeker, 19, of Irvington, Ill., was killed May 13 near Al Hillah, Iraq, when the munitions bunker he was working in caught fire and exploded. He was assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division,...


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