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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, conduct a DoD news briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. 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 1 p.m. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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

The Department of Defense will conduct a news conference to discuss the recent cases of pneumonia among servicemembers deployed in the Central Command area of operations. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Clinical and Program Policy David N. Tornberg and Col. Robert DeFraites from the Office of the Army Surgeon General will conduct the briefing 11 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon Briefing Studio, Room 2E781. See press advisory for details.

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There are no Speeches available for 8/5/2003. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


08/05/2003
Navy Christens Guided-Missile Destroyer Momsen

     The newest Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer Momsen will be christened Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003, during an 11 a.m. EDT ceremony at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.

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08/05/2003:   Flag Officer Assignment


08/05/2003
Recent Cases of Pneumonia in CENTCOM The Department of Defense will conduct a news conference today to discuss the recent cases of pneumonia among servicemembers deployed in the Central Command area of operations.  Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Clinical and Program Policy David N. Tornberg and Col. Robert DeFraites...


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