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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Edmund Giambastiani Jr. will conduct a DoD news briefing at 1:15 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested in covering this event must have proof of press affiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by 12:30 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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08/23/2005
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Pfc. Ramon Romero, 19, of Huntington Park, Calif., died Aug. 22 when the vehicle he was in was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near...


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