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Release No: 018-01
January 16, 2001

Annual Defense Report for 2001 Now Available

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen's Annual Report to the President and the Congress is an overview of the Clinton Administration's efforts to ensure the nation's defense requirements and details the future defense program. It highlights the $227 billion in additional funding the Administration has provided for defense, and lays out how that money is being used to protect readiness, improve the quality of life of America's military forces, and prepare U.S. forces to deal with multiple threats across the globe.

The Annual Report is available on the web at http://www.dtic.mil/execsec/adr2001/ .

A limited supply of paper copies will be made available to reporters today in the Pentagon Press Office, Room 2E765.

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