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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld delivers remarks at the Air Force Academy Commencement at 10 a.m. MDT in Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Co.

Secretary Rumsfeld and Commander, Northern Command Adm. Timothy Keating conduct a media availability at 4:15 p.m. MDT in Northern Command Headquarters, Building Training Room 1 and 2 Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.  Media point of contact for this event is LCDR Curtis Jenkins, NORTHCOM Public Affairs Office, Chief Media Officer 718.554.9618.

Deputy Director for Regional Operations, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Brig. Gen. Carter Ham will conduct an operational update at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579.  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 12:15 p.m.  Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort to the briefing.

 

 

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.



05/31/2006
U.S. Air Force Academy Commencement
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Wednesday, May 31, 2006


05/31/2006
Standardization Program Presents Annual Achievement Awards Two individuals and three teams have received awards from the Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO) for outstanding contributions to the Department of Defense last fiscal year.   The awards were presented on May 23, during a ceremony in Arlington, Va.  

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