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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will address the Naval Academy Class of 2003 at the graduation and commissioning ceremony at 10 a.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Edward C. "Pete" Aldridge will hold a news briefing at 1 p.m. EST on the results of the tanker lease agreement. The briefing will be held in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. See press advisory for details.

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05/23/2003
U.S. Naval Academy Commencement (As Delivered)
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Annapolis, MD


05/23/2003
DOD ANNOUNCES MISHAP REDUCTION INITIATIVE The DoD announced today that Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has challenged the heads of the military departments and the defense agencies to reduce the number of mishaps and the mishap rates by 50 percent in the next two years. This action was taken as the mishap rates have recently...


05/23/2003
Under Secretary Aldridge to Brief on the Results of the Tanker Lease Agreement

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Edward C. "Pete" Aldridge will hold a news briefing today, May 23, 2003, at 1 p.m. EST on the results of the tanker lease agreement. The briefing will be held in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

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