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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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