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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhas no public or media events onhis schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitzparticipates intheUnited States Strategic Command change of command ceremony between Adm. James O.Ellis Jr. andLt. Gen. James E. Cartwright at 11 a.m. CDT at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. Wolfowitz will also deliver remarksto theOmaha Chamber of Commerce at 1:55 p.m. in theQwest Convention Center, Omaha Nebraska.

Secretary of the NavyGordon Englandwill conduct a briefing for media on the subject of the Combatant Status Review Tribunal. The briefing will be in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579 at 11 a.m. EDT. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



07/09/2004
Change of Command, U.S. Strategic Command
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Omaha, Nebraska


07/09/2004
U.S. Microwave Radio Relay Sites to Close in United Kingdom The Department of Defense announced today that it is closing 10 microwave radio relay sites in the United Kingdom. The sites are: Barkway, Botley Hill Farms, Bovington, Caldecott (also known as Chelveston), Christmas Common, Cold Blow, Daventry, Dunkirk, Swingate, and...


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