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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld makes remarks at the 2005 Joint Service Open House at 10 a.m. EDT, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon R. England hasno public or media events on his schedule.

Commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Maj. Gen. Michael D. Rochellewill hold a press briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must haveproof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by12:45 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



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05/20/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died May 19 in Baghdad, Iraq, when they were shot while conducting dismounted combat operations. Both were assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 156th Armor...


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