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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeldand Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Air Force Gen. Richard Myers will conduct a DoD news briefing at 2:15 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E579. Media without a Pentagon building pass interested incovering this event must have proof of pressaffiliation and two forms of photo identification and should be at the North Parking Entrance by1:30 p.m. Pleasecall (703) 697-5131 for escortinto the building.

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

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09/06/2005
DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Spc. Luke C. Williams, 35, of Knoxville, Tenn., died on Sept. 5, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when the HMMWV he was riding in accidentally rolled over into a ditch. Williams was assigned...


09/06/2005
9-11 Pentagon Tours Announced             The Pentagon Memorial site and the America's Heroes Memorial located inside the building will be opened to the public for the first time since the events of Sept. 11, 2001, on Saturday, Sept.10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT.

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