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SecDef's First Day on the Job

National Guard Bureau

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 1997 – William S. Cohen and his wife, Janet, are welcomed by a military honor cordon as he makes his first entrance into the Pentagon as secretary of defense. Cohen was sworn in Jan. 24 by Vice President Al Gore in a White House ceremony and went to his new office later in the day. Helene C. Stikkel

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