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

Director, Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell, Dr. Robert Buhrkuhl; Assistant Director , Science and Technology, Office of Force Transformation Mr. Lloyd A. Feldman; and U.S. Army Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management, Maj. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sorenson will testify to The Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommitte on Combat Vehicle Active Protection Systems at 10 a.m. EDT located at the House of Armed Services Committee, 2120 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C .

Supreme Allied Command Europe Gen. James L. Jones will testify on the purpose and impact of the transition from Coalition to ISAF Command in Afghanistan before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate at 9:30 a.m. at 419 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

DoD press briefing with Commander, Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry on operational update at 10:30 a.m., Pentagon Briefing Room 2E579.  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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09/21/2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Christopher M. Zimmerman, 28, of Stephenville, Texas, died Sept. 20 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd...


09/21/2006
Multi-National Division-Baghdad Commander to Brief Live From Iraq

Army Maj. Gen. James Thurman, commander of the Multi-National Division-Baghdad, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT, Sept. 22, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.

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