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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Gen. John Abizaid, commander, U.S. Central Command will conduct a briefing at 1:00 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance at 12:30 p.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

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08/21/2003
Tricare Contracts Awarded

Dr. William Winkenwerder Jr., assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, addressed today’s award of the Tricare contracts to Health Net Federal Services, Rancho Cordova, Calif.; Humana Military Healthcare Services, Louisville, Ky.; and TriWest Healthcare...



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