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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 Brig. Gen. Yves J. Fontaine, commander of the1stCorps Support Command, Multinational Corps--Iraq, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT,in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing logistical operations in Iraq. 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.

The U.S. Army will brief on the Rapid Equipping Force and provide a technology demonstration at 1 p.m. in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579. For more information see the press advisory. 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.

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08/12/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

They died on Aug. 8 in Baghdad, Iraq from injuries sustained on Aug. 7, when their HMMWV was struck by two improvised explosive devices and they received small...


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