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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts an honor cordon to welcome Croatian Minister of Defense Berislav Roncevic to the Pentagon at 2 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 1:30 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.

Acting Secretary of the Army Les Brownlee, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker and Inspector General of the Army Lt. Gen. Paul T. Mikolashek testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee at 9:30 a.m. EDT in room Room SH-216, Hart Senate Office Building.

Undersecretary of Air Force Peter B. Teetsand Commander, Air Force Space Command, GeneralLance Lord, Commander, Space and Missile Defense Command, Lt. Gen.Larry DodgenandCommander, Navy Network Warfare Command, Vice Adm.James McArthurtestify at a hearing of theHouse Armed Services Committeeat 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Town Hall Meeting at Luke Air Force Base
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

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

Pfc. Nicholas H. Blodgett, 21, of Wyoming, Mich., died July 21, in Abdalluyah, Iraq, when his patrol vehicle hit an improvised explosive device. Blodgett was assigned to the...

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