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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is out of town. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

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

Kenneth O. Preston, Command Sergeant Major, V Corps, will conduct a video-teleconference briefing from Baghdad at 9 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. Media representatives without a Pentagon building pass who are interested in attending this event must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification and be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance by 8:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.



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08/22/2003
DoD Reports Progress in Pneumonia Investigation

The Department of Defense announced today progress on the investigation of a number of cases of pneumonia among military members deployed for military operations in Southwest Asia.

"From what we have...



08/22/2003
Secretary Rumsfeld to Hold Town Hall Meeting at Lackland Air Force Base

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will hold a town hall meeting at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m., CDT, on Monday, Aug. 25, 2003. There will be a media availability immediately following the town hall which will be held in the 433rd Airlift Wing...





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