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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is traveling. See press advisory for details.

Marine Col. Matthew Bogdanos, leader of the team investigating antiquity loss from the Baghdad museum, will conduct a video teleconference briefing at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. He will discuss his diverse team of specialists, and their extraordinary recovery efforts. See press advisory for details.

The Chief of the National Guard Bureau Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum will host a briefing on the transforming roles of the National Guard from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. For more information on the National Guard, see the website at http://www.ngb.army.mil/. See press advisory for details.

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There are no Speeches available for 5/16/2003. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/16/2003
RELEASE/TRANSFER OF DETAINEES COMPLETED The Department of Defense announced today the release of one detainee from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and the transfer of four Saudi detainees for continued detention by the Government of Saudi Arabia, on May 14, 2003.

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