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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Maj. Gen. William G. Webster Jr., commander of Multinational Division Baghdad and commander of Task Force Baghdad, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing security operations in Baghdad. See press advisoryfor details.

Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants, R. Adm. James M McGarrahwill conduct a DoD news briefing on Administrative Review Boards for detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba at11 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 10:15 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



There are no Speeches available for 7/8/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


07/08/2005
General Officer Assignments The chief of staff, Air Force announces the assignments of the following senior leaders:

 

Brig. Gen. Erwin F. Lessel III, deputy director, plans and programs, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to director, plans and programs,...


07/08/2005
Detainee Medical Operations Assessment Released             The Department of Defense announced today the release of the Army Assessment of Detainee Medical Operations in Afghanistan, Guantanamo and Iraq.  The assessment's results were unveiled yesterday by Lt. Gen. Kevin C. Kiley,...




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