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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 2:50 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 2:20 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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05/20/2003
DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY The Department of Defense announced today that Lt. Col. Dominic R. Baragona, 42, of Ohio, was killed on May 19, in Iraq. A tractor-trailer jackknifed on the road and collided with Baragona's HMMWV causing his death.

Baragona was assigned to 19th Maintenance Battalion, Fort Sill, Okla. ...



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