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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Singapore's Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong to the Pentagon at 11 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 10:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldand the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen.Peter Pace, will conduct a press conference in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E5791:15 p.m. EDT.Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance at12:30 p.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

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

Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff is traveling.

Under Secretary of Defense for PolicyDouglas Feithspeaks to theAmerican Enterprise Instituteat 11:30 a.m. EDT in 1150 17th Street NW, Wohlstetter Conference Center, Washington, D.C.

Gen. George W. Casey, Vice Chief of Staff, U. S. Army, will hold a press conference in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579,2:00 p.m. EDT, on Army initiatives examining detainee operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsiblity. Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance at1:30 p.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.



05/04/2004
Iraq: One Year Later
As Delivered by Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Douglas J. Feith, The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C.


05/04/2004
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Staff Sgt. Todd E. Nunes, 29, of Chapel Hills, Tenn. died May 2 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when his convoy encountered an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. Nunes...


05/04/2004
Deputy Secretary to Recognize Environmental Award Winners          Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul D. Wolfowitz will recognize the winners of the 2003 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards during a ceremony in the Pentagon Center Courtyard, Wednesday, May 5, at 3 p.m. EDT. 

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