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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai to the Pentagon at 3 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 2:30 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz hosts an honor cordon to welcome Chairman of the Council of Ministers Adnan Terzic and Minister of Defense Nikola Radovanovic of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Pentagon at 11:30 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 11 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and AcquisitionJohn Youngwillmake a Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft announcement at5 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by4 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

President Hamid Karzai will conduct a brief media availability at 3:45 p.m. outside the 4th corridor entrance of the Pentagon near the September 11, 2001 commemorative stone. Media must be at the North Parking Entrance no later than 3 p.m. EDT for escort to the availability site.



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06/14/2004
Boeing to Develop Navy's Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft The Department of Defense announced today that McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Boeing Co., has been awarded a $3,889,979,744 cost-plus-award-fee contract to develop the U.S. Navys Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft (MMA).

This milestone will launch the...


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