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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Swedish Minister of Defense Leni Bjorklund to the Pentagon today at 4:30 p.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 4 p.m. for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Event Cancelled with Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command, Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz,  and Director, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Dr. Donald M. Kerr  will hold a media roundtable addressing the major points from the statement of intent between the Air Force and NRO.  Event will be rescheduled at a later date.

There are no Speeches available for 6/20/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Announces Units for Next Operation Iraqi Freedom Rotation The Department of Defense announced today additional major units scheduled to deploy as part of the next Operation Iraqi Freedom rotation.   This announcement involves several combat brigades and headquarters elements consisting of approximately 21,000 service members.   This is a...

DoD Radar Data Collection to be Held in NCR             The Department of Defense will conduct a series of radar data collection flights over the National Capital Region (NCR) from June 21-23 in coordination and cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


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