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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and delivers remarks at the 107th National Convention of Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention at 8 p.m. PDT in the Grand Sierra Resort Hilton, Reno Ballroom, 2500 East Second St. Reno, Nev.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events on his schedule.

Army Brig. Gen. Dana Pittard, commander of the Iraqi Assistance Group,will brief live from Iraq at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Aug. 28, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.   Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.   Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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08/28/2006
Address at the 107th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Reno, Nevada


08/28/2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.            CPL Edgardo Zayas, 29, of Dorchester, Mass., died on Aug. 26, in...


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