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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld speaks at 82nd Airborne Division Review, Ft. Bragg, N.C. at 10:30 a.m. EDT. For further information please call(910) 432-0661, Division Public Affairs.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Lawrence Di Rita and Deputy Director, Regional Operations, J-3, Army Brig. Gen. Carter Ham, will hold a press briefing at 12:00 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 by11:15 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Brig. Gen. Jay W. Hood Joint Task Force Guantanamo Commander, will brief at 4 p.m. EDT about the inquiry into allegations of possible mishandling of the Koran. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 3:15 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events onhis schedule.



05/26/2005
82nd Airborne Division Review
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Fort Bragg, (Pike Field), North Carolina


05/26/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Staff Sgt. Russell J. Verdugo, 34, of Phoenix, Ariz., died May 23, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was responding to a report of...


05/26/2005
Koran Mishandling Allegations             Joint Task Force - Guantanamo Commander Brig. Gen. Jay W. Hood will brief media Thursday, May 26, 2005, at 4 p.m. EDT about the inquiry into allegations of possible mishandling of the Koran.

 

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