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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome Australian Prime Minister John Howard to the Pentagon today at 11 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 10:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

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



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07/18/2005
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lance Cpl. Efrain Sanchez, Jr., 26, of Port Chester, N.Y., died July 17 as result of a non-hostile incident at Camp Blue Diamond, in Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to Headquarters...


07/18/2005
Mullen to Relieve Clark as Chief of Naval Operations             Adm. Vern Clark will be relieved as chief of naval operations by Adm. Mike Mullen during a ceremony that will take place in Tecumseh Court, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., Friday, July 22, 2005, at 10 a.m. EDT.

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