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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to the Pentagon at 11:45 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 11:15 a.m. for escort to the cordon.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Italian Minister of Defense Antonio Martino to the Pentagon today at 3:30 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 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon. Secretary Rumsfeld and Minister of Defense Martino will also conduct a brief media availability at 4:05 p.m. in the Conference Room #2, Pentagon 3E869. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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



There are no Speeches available for 7/12/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


07/12/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Pfc. Eric P. Woods, 26, of Omaha, Neb., died on July 9 in Tal Afar, Iraq. His HMMWV struck an improvised explosive device that caused the vehicle to overturn. Woods was in the area...


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