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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon Englandwill deliver remarks at the ceremony during which Adm. Vern Clark will be relieved as chief of naval operations by Adm. Mike Mullen. The ceremony will take place in Tecumseh Court, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. at 10 a.m. EDT. See 18 July press advisoryfor details.

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Stephen T. Johnson, commander of Multinational Force West and commander II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. ET, July 22, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing security operations in western Iraq. See press advisoryfor details.

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07/22/2005
Admiral Vern Clark Retirement (Change of Command)
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Alumni Hall, Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland


07/22/2005
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis L. Youngblood, 26, of Surrency, Ga., died July 21 of wounds received July 15 from an improvised explosive device during combat operations...


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