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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

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05/08/2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Mark T. Smykowski, 23, of Mentor, Ohio, died June 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.   He was assigned to 2 nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2 nd ...


05/08/2006
U.S.-Pakistan Hold Bilateral Defense Discussions U.S. and Pakistan officials concluded five days of consultation May 5 in Washington, D.C., highlighting the strong and enduring ties between the two nations.   Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric S. Edelman and Secretary Defense Lt. Gen. Tariq Waseem Ghazi (Ret.) led the delegations...



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