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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.

Commander, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Gen. William Wallace will host a media roundtabls at 11 a.m. EDT in the Secretary of the Army Conference Room, at 3D572. For further information, contact Harvey Perritt, TRADOC Public Affairs, at (757) 788-4465.

Air Force Surgeon General, Lt. Gen. (Dr.) George Peach Taylor, will be available to discuss the Air Force theater hospital, overall medical support and on-going aeromedical evacuations currently supporting Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.  For more information or to attend, please contact Mrs. Betty Anne Mauger, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs at (202) 767-4802.

There are no Speeches available for 6/8/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

DoD Identifies Army Casualties              The Departmnet of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operations Iraqi Freedom. They dies in Ar Ramadi, Iraq , on June 7, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV...

There are no Press Advisories available for 6/8/2006. Please see the Press Advisories overview page for more

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