Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will be the keynote speaker at the memorial service for the slain Ayatollah Muhammed Baqir Al-Hakim of Al-Najaf, Iraq. The memorial service will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Arlington Va., 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, at 5 p.m. EDT. For further information, media should contact Bill Turenne at (703) 624-7298 or pager 888-622-8545.
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Lisa M. Andrews, 24, of Lenexa, Kan., died on Sept. 26, 2003,...
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