Secretary Rumsfeld emphasizes a point during a town hall meeting in the Pentagon.
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld gestures as he emphasizes a point during a town hall meeting in the Pentagon on Aug. 6, 2002. Rumsfeld told the audience of the need for transformation in the Department of Defense. The meeting provides an opportunity for the Pentagon's military and civilian employees to ask questions of the secretary. This was Rumsfeld's third such meeting with his employees since taking office in January 2001.