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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.

Army Maj. Gen. Robert Durbin, commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, will brief the news media at 1:45 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing training and equipping of Afghan security forces.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.   Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



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07/13/2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Damien M. Montoya, 21, of Holbrook, Ariz., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on July 9 from a non-combat related cause.  Montoya was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment,...


07/13/2006
Brigade Combat Team Commander to Brief Live from Iraq             Army Col. Sean B. MacFarland, commander of 1 st Brigade Combat Team, 1 st Armored Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, July 14, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing...




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