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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz have no public or media events on their schedules.

Chief of Naval Operations Adm.Vernon E. Clarkand Lt. Gen.James E. Cartwrighttestify at a hearing of theSenate Armed Services Committeeat 9:30 EDT in room SR-222, Russell Senate Office Building.

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public AffairsLawrence Di Ritaand Deputy Director for Operations, J-3, Joint Staff, Brigadier General David Rodriguez will conduct a press conference in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579at3 p.m. EST.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 than2:15 p.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

Acting Undersecretary of Defense Comptroller,Lawrence Lanzillottatestify at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Government Affairs at 10:30 a.m. EDT in room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building.



There are no Speeches available for 7/8/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


07/08/2004
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Michael C. Barkey, 22, of Canal Fulton, Ohio, died July 7 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when a tire on his military vehicle blew out, the driver lost control and the vehicle...


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