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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, July 14, 2005

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Principal Deputy, General Counsel Mr. Daniel J. DellOrto, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Romig, JAGC, U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Rear Adm. James E. McPherson, JAGC, Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Kevin M. Sandkuhler, Deputy Judge Advocate General, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Jack L. Rives, Director, Office of the Administrative Review of Detention of Enemy Combatants Rear Adm. James M. McGarrah, CEC, Legal Advisor to the Appointing Authority for the Office of Military Commissions Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Hemingway, USAF, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committeeon military justice and detention policy in the global war on terrorism at 9:30 a.m. EDT, in room SR-325, the Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Lawrence Di Ritawill conduct a press conference in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579at2:00 p.m. EDT. Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance no later than1:15 p.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

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