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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz have no public or media events on their schedules.

Commander, United States Central Command, Gen.John Abizaid, Commander, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Lt. Gen.Ricardo Sanchezand Deputy Commander for Detainee Operations, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Maj. GenGeoffrey Millertestify at ahearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 8:30 a.m. EDT in Room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, deputy director of operationsfor Multi-National Force-Iraq,andDan Senor, senior advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority, willconduct an operational update from Baghdad at 10:00a.m.EDT. This event can be viewed in the Press Briefing Room. Media wishingto attend must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 9:30 a.m. EDT for escort.

A large-scale chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear training exercise will be held at the Pentagon on beginning at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT. Seepress advisoryfor details.

A senior military official will conduct a background briefing for media on the subject of the UCMJ Procedures and Command Influence. The briefing will be in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579 at1 p.m. EDT. 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.



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05/19/2004
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Marcos O. Nolasco, 34, of Chino, Calif., died May 18 in Baji, Iraq, as a result of an electrocution accident. Nolasco was assigned to Battery B, 1 st Battalion, 33...


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