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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will conduct a media availability at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.at 11 a.m. CDT.

Rumsfeld alsohas a Town Hall meeting at 1:35 CDT (Broadcast Live on Pentagon Channel) and a media availability at 3:30 at Ft. Campbell, Ky. Point of contact is LTC Ed Loomis (270) 798-3025.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers, U. S. Air Force, will host the Pentagon ceremony for National POW/MIA Recognition Day at the River Parade Field at 10 a.m. EDT. Medal of Honor recipient Senator Daniel K. Inouye, a veteran of World War II, will be the guest speaker. See press advisoryfor details.

Wolfowitz is also the keynote speaker at 7 p.m. EDT at the 2004 Eisenhower National Security Conference, hosted by the Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, today at the Ronald Reagan Center. POC is Major Jim Craig, 703/692-8779.

Town Hall Meeting
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Ft. Campbell, Kentucky

DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Michael A. Martinez, 29, of Juan Diaz, Puerto Rico, died Sept. 8 in Baqubah, Iraq, when his military vehicle rolled over. Martinez was assigned to the1 st ...

Medicare Part B Enrollment Announcement             Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Dr. William Winkenwerder Jr. and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Dr. Mark B. McClellan will be available to answer questions about the implementation...

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