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

The Honorable Charles S. Abell, the Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Kenneth Fisher, Chairman of the Foundation and Tom Indoe, Chief Operating officer of Newman's Own in a ceremony in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 9:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the ceremony.

The members of the Independent Panelto review DoD Detention Operations will conduct a Press Briefing at 2 p.m. EDT. For further information please see Press Advisory.

There are no Speeches available for 8/24/2004. Please see the Speeches overview page for more

First Military Commission Convened at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba The first U.S. military commission in more than 50 years was convened here today in the case of U.S. vs. Salim Achmed Hamdan who is accused of conspiracy to commit violations of the law of war.

Military commissions have historically been...

Briefing on Explaining Investigations into Intelligence Activities             A senior defense official will provide an embargoed background briefing explaining how investigations are conducted into intelligence activities on Wednesday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. EDT, Pentagon Room 2E407. 



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