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.
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