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     Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld has no public or media events on his schedule.

     Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England hosts an honor cordon to welcome Serbian President Boris Tadic to the Pentagon today at 10 a.m. EDT. The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon Mall Entrance. Media must be at the Pentagon North Parking Entrance no later than 9:30 a.m. EDT for escort to the cordon.

     Army Maj. Gen. Thomas R. Turner II, commander of Multinational Division-North and the 101st Airborne Division, will brief live from Iraq at 9 a.m. EDT,  in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  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.


09/08/2006
New Sub's Vital Mission
As published in the Houston Chronicle Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon R. England, Washington, DC


09/08/2006
Airman Missing in Action From the Vietnam War is Identified             The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and returned to his family for burial with full...


09/08/2006
Pentagon Observance of Sept. 11th Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host the Pentagon Sept. 11 Memorial Observance for family members of those who perished in the Sept. 11 attack on the Pentagon. The Memorial Observance will be open for interested media to cover.    Press should arrive and check-in...




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