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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

Lawrence Di Rita, special assistant to the Secretary of Defense, and Lt. Gen. Norton Schwartz, director for operations, J-3, Joint Staff, will conduct a briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781 to discuss recent OIF operations. Media representatives who do not have a Pentagon building pass and wish to cover this event should arrive at the Pentagon's North Parking Entrance at 1 p.m. for an escort. Media without a Pentagon building pass must have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.

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08/07/2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today that Staff Sgt. Brian R. Hellerman, 35, of Freeport, Minn., was killed on Aug. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq.  An Iraqi vehicle opened fire on Hellerman's unit.  He died of injuries received during...


08/07/2003
3rd Brigade Commander to Brief Live from Iraq      Col. Michael S. Linnington, commander of the U.S. Army's 3 rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, will conduct a video-teleconference briefing from Iraq on Friday, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

 

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