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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. Joseph J. Taluto, commander of Multinational Division North-Central, commander of Task Force Liberty and commander of the U.S. 42nd Infantry Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Aug. 26, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update of ongoing security operations in north-central Iraq. See press advisoryfor details.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers will conduct a DoD news briefing on his recent visit with the troops overseas at 11:15 a.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 10:30 a.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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There are no Speeches available for 8/26/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/26/2005
General Officer Assignments The Chief of Staff, Army announces the following officer assignments:

Brig. Gen. Thomas D. Robinson, United States Army Reserve, commander (Troop Program Unit), 3d Transportation Command Element, Anniston, Ala. to commander, 143d Transportation Command, Orlando, Fla



08/26/2005
Top DoD Officials to Participate in White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation Department of Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and other senior DoD officials are scheduled to participate in the White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation in St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 29-31, 2005, at the St. Louis Convention Center.

 

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