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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhas no public or media events onhis schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitzspeaks to theWorld Affairs Council of Greater Philadelphiaat 12:40 a.m. EDT at Hyatt Regency Hotel @ Penns Landing, Philadelphia, Pa.,a media availability will follow.

AmbassadorL. Paul Bremerconducts a briefing from Baghdad at 8 a.m. EDT. Media representatives may view the briefing in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon, Room 2E579. Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 7:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building

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

There are no Speeches available for 5/6/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

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

Spc. Jesse R. Buryj, 21, of Canton, Ohio, died May 5, in Karabala, Iraq, when his military vehicle was struck by a dump truck whose driver had been shot while trying to run...

Deputy Secretary to Speak at Installations Excellence Awards            Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul D.Wolfowitz will deliver remarks at the Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence ceremony Friday, May 7, at 2:15 p.m. EDT.  The awards presentation will be held in the Pentagon...

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