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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfelddelivers remarks at a2 p.m. CDTchange of commandand retirement ceremony in honor of Gen. John W. Handy at the U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

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

Lt. Gen. Joseph Inge, deputy commander of U.S. Northern Command, will brief live from Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., to discuss the status of the Defense Department's Hurricane Katrina relief effort. The news conference today will be broadcast into the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579 at 11 a.m. EDT. Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only. Plan to arrive no later than 10:15 a.m.; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.

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There are no Speeches available for 9/7/2005. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


09/07/2005
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Hospitalman Robert N. Martens, 20, of Queen Creek , Ariz. , died Sept. 6, from injuries sustained as a passenger when his HMMWV rolled over in Al Qaim, Iraq ....


09/07/2005
The America Supports You Freedom Walk             The America Supports You Freedom Walk will begin at 10 a.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 11, in the Pentagon South Parking lot and will end with a musical tribute by country music star Clint Black at the JFK Hockey Field near the...




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