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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. David M. Rodriguez, commander of Multinational Force Northwest and commander of Task Force Freedom, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Aug. 19, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing security operations in northwestern Iraq. See press advisoryfor details.

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There are no Speeches available for 8/19/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/19/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 Both soldiers died on August 18, 2005, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when an improvised explosive device detonated underneath their HMMWV during ground assault convoy...



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