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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will deliver remarks and take Q &A from members of the Southern Center for International Studies at the Atlanta History Center in Atlanta, Ga.  Media can contact Jessica Morris at (703) 697-9844.

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

Army Maj. Gen. Robert Durbin, commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and Lt. Gen. Sher Karimi, chief of operations for the Afghan National Army, will brief live from Afghanistan at 9:30 a.m. EDT, May 4, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Afghanistan.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.   Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.   Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



05/04/2006
The Southern Center for International Studies
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, Georgia


05/04/2006
Flag Officer Announcement Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Navy Vice Adm. James G. Stavridis, for appointment to the grade of admiral and assignment as Commander, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Fla.   Stavridis is currently serving as Senior Military assistant to...


05/04/2006
Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence Ceremony             The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Kenneth J. Krieg will deliver remarks at the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence ceremony on Friday, May 5, at 2 p.m. EDT....




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