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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome Spanish Minister of Defense Jose Bono to the Pentagon today at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 10 a.m.for escort to the cordon.

Secretary Rumsfeldspeaks to the Council of the America's 35th Washington Conference at 4:45 p.m. in the State Department's Loy Henderson Room. To attend, or for more information, media need to contact Mara Lemos, at 212-277-8363 or Gemma Martin, at212-277-8384.

Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) Doug Feith and Colombian Minister of Defense Jorge Alberto Uribe conduct a press conference at 3:30 p.m. EDTat the Minister of Defense Press Room, inBogota, Columbia.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events on his schedule.

35th Annual Washington Conference of the Council of Americas
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Loy Henderson Conference Room, State Department, Washington, DC

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

Spc. Derrick J. Lutters, 24, of Burlington, Colo., died May 1 along a supply route in Iraq when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated while his unit...

Pentagon Hosts Country Music Stars Concert Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host the first "America Supports You" Salute To Our Military Men and Women concert featuring singers Keni Thomas, Craig Morgan and Rockie at the Pentagon Courtyard, Thursday, May 5, from 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT.

During the concert,...

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