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

Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Ryan Henry delivers remarks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library at 12 p.m. PDT at 40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, Ca  

Gen. James L. Jones, NATO’s supreme allied commander, Europe (SACEUR) and commander of the European Command (USEUCOM) will conduct a news briefing at 10:30 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of NATO and USEUCOM operations, including NATO’s International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.  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.



There are no Speeches available for 8/17/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/17/2006
Flag Officer Assignment Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen announced the following flag officer assignment:   Rear Adm. (lower half) Scott R. Van Buskirk is being assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Nine, Everett, Wash. Van Buskirk is currently serving as deputy to the deputy chief of...
08/17/2006:   Flag Officer Assignment


08/17/2006
4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Commander to Brief Live From Iraq

          Army Col. Michael F. Beech, commander of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EST, Aug. 18, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing operations in Iraq. ...





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