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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Col. Robert Brown, commander of the 1st Brigade (Stryker), 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Force Northwest, will brief live from Iraq at 11 a.m. EDT, Sept. 14, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an operational update in his area of responsibility. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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09/14/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sgt. Kurtis D. K. Arcala, 22, of Palmer, Alaska, died on Sept. 11, 2005, in Tikrit, Iraq, where an improvised explosive device detonated near his position during...



09/14/2005
Pentagon Hosts Ceremony for National POW/MIA Recognition Day              Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England   and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard Myers will host the Pentagon ceremony for National POW/MIA Recognition Day at the River Parade Field on...




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