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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 Col. Sean B. MacFarland, commander of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  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.

Chief, National Guard Bureau, Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, will brief the news media at 9:45 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on Operation Jump Start.  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.

Assistant Secretary of Defense Homeland Defense Paul McHale delivers remarks at the Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE Washington DC. at 11 a.m. EDT in the Lehman Auditorium.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Schoomaker delivers remarks at the Defense Forum Foundation at noon in B-339 Rayburn House Office Building.  Point of Contact for this event are Maj Crystal Oliver at 703-697-7550 or Maj Amy Hannah at 703-614-2459.



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General Officer Announcement Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Army Lt. Gen. Robert T. Dail for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.   Dail is currently serving as the deputy ...


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