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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Commander, Multi-National Force-Iraq Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. will conduct a DoD news briefing at 1:35 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 by 12:50 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building..

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome Colombia's Minister of National Defense Jorge Uribe to the Pentagon at 3:45 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 3:15 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon Englandhas no public or media events on his schedule.

The National Miltary Family Association is honoring the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Force General Richard B. Myers and his wife, Mary Jo Myers, for their leadership and dedication to the U.S. service members and their families. The event is at the Crystal City Gateway Marriott, at 11: 30 a.m. EDT. For further information, please contact the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Public Affairs Office at (703) 697-4272

Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., Commanding General Multi-National Force - Iraq appears on CBS's "The Early Show", NBC's "Today Show" and ABC's "Good Morning America".

There are no Speeches available for 6/27/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

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


Petty Officer 1st Class Regina R. Clark, 43, of Centralia, Wash., died June 23 in a convoy that was attacked by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in Fallujah....

There are no Press Advisories available for 6/27/2005. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more

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