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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldhosts an honor cordon to welcome Polish Prime Minister Marek Belka to the Pentagon at 11 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 10:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Secretary Rumsfeld also hosts an honor cordon to welcome Denmark's Minister of Defense Soren Gade to the Pentagon at 1:15 p .m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 12:45 p.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz has no public or media events on his schedule.



08/09/2004
30th Ford Foundation Dinner
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Washington, DC


08/09/2004
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Jonathan W. Collins, 19, of Crystal Lake, Ill., died Aug. 8 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment,...


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