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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Richard B. Myerstestifyat a hearing of theSenate Armed Services Committee at 10:15a.m. EDT. in room SR-325, The Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events onhis schedule.

Appointing Authority for the Office of Military Commissions John Altenburg Jr., will brief international and domestic media on the upcoming preliminary hearings formilitary commissions that begin the week of Aug. 23, 2004. The briefing will begin at 1:30 p.m. EDT and will be transmitted from the Pentagon briefing room. 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. Media can also listen to the briefing by calling (703) 697-6340; ask to be connected to the DoD briefing audio. For more information view thepress advisory.



08/17/2004
Hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. Intelligence
Transcript of Testimony by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, 325 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC


08/17/2004
DoD Identifies Marine Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Pfc. Fernando B. Hannon, 19, of Wildomar, Calif., died Aug. 15 from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Pfc. Geoffrey Perez, 24, of...
08/17/2004:   New Navy Ship Named
08/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty
08/17/2004:   DoD Identifies Army Casualty


08/17/2004
Military Commissions Status Update Today

Appointing Authority for the Office of Military Commissions John Altenburg Jr., will brief international and domestic media on the upcoming preliminary hearings for military commissions that begin the week of Aug. 23, 2004.  The briefing will begin at 1:30 p.m. EDT and will be transmitted...





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