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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Italian Minister of Defense Antonio Martino to the Pentagon at noon EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River Entrance no later than 11:30 p.m. EDT for the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media event on his schedule.

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05/06/2003
Prepared Statement on the Defense Transformation Act for the 21st Century
Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, House Government Reform Committee


05/06/2003
DEFENSE DEPARTMENT IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY The Department of Defense announced today that Pvt. Jason L. Deibler, 20, of Coeburn, Va., was killed on May 4, 2003, by a non-combat weapon discharge in Kuwait.

Deibler was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, based at Smith Barracks, Baumholder,...



05/06/2003
DoD Gives Enemy Prisoner Briefing Live From Umm Qasr

The Defense Department offers the fourth in a series of briefings on enemy prisoner of war issues on Thursday, May 8, at 9 a.m. EDT via telephone to the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon, 2E781.

Topics for this event will be the different EPW status categories, releases, and paroles. Speaker...





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  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos, foreground, at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • Chilean Defense MInister Jorge Burgos talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, foreground, during a meeting at the Pentagon, April 16, 2014. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual importance. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with U.S. military assigned to duty in Canada during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, signs the guestbook of Canadian Air Force Gen. Thomas J. Lawson, chief of Canada's defense staff, during his three-day visit to Ottawa, Ontario, April 15, 2014. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
  • A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter prepares to land in a field to extract U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers during Operation Cyclone in Passau village in Afghanistan's Helmand province, April 11, 2014. The Marines are assigned to Georgian Liaison Team 11, and the Georgian soldiers are assigned to Bravo Company, 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Darien J. Bjorndal
  • Operators aboard the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship, move the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 Artemis autonomous underwater vehicle into position to deploy it in the Indian Ocean, April 14, 2014. Using side-scan sonar, the Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, or about 2.5 to 2.8 miles, and about 115 feet above the ocean floor. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Peter D. Blair
  • The USNS Cesar Chavez conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba in the Indian Ocean, April 12, 2014. The Ceasar Chavez is supporting the international effort to locate Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
 U.S. Navy photo by Capt. Rollin J. Bellfi
  • U.S. Marines prepare to demonstrate how to fire their weapons to Australian soldiers after hiking on Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, Australia, April 15, 2014, to acclimate the to the area's humidity. The Marines are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force Darwin.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. James Gulliver
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