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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Richard Myers, Commander, U.S. Central Command, Gen. John Abizaidand Commanding General, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Gen. George Casey, Jr. testify at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committeeat 9:30 a.m. EDT in room SD-106, Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Richard Myers, Commander, U.S. Central Command, Gen.John Abizaidand Commanding General, Multi-National Force-Iraq, Gen. George Casey, Jr. testify at a hearing of the House Armed Services Committeeat 2 p.m. EDT in room 2118 Rayburn House Office Building.

Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England has no public or media events onhis schedules.



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09/29/2005
DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Airman 1st Class Elizabeth N. Jacobson, 21, of Riviera Beach, Fla., died Sept. 28 near Camp Bucca, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy...


09/29/2005
Farewell Tribute and Hail Ceremony in Honor of General Richard B. Myers and General Peter Pace           Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an armed forces farewell tribute and an armed forces hail ceremony in honor of Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, the 15th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace,...



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