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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen speaks today at 1 p.m. at the National Press Club on national security challenges of the 21st Century. In connection with his address, DoD will release the new "Proliferation: Threat and Response" report. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington today. There are no media or public events on his schedule.

President-elect George W. Bush visits the Pentagon today to meet with Secretary Cohen and the Army Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. See the press advisory for details.

Secretary of the Army Louis Caldera will announce the Army's new advertising campaign today at 10 a.m. in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon room 2E781. See the press advisory for details.

Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig will announce the name of the guided missile destroyer DDG 94 in the DoD briefing studio today at 2:30 p.m. See the press advisory for details.

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 11, at 1:30 p.m., in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for Public Affairs.

The department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

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01/10/2001
National Press Club Newsmakers Luncheon
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, National Press Club, Washington, DC


01/10/2001
DOD ESTABLISHES NEW EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS LIAISON OFFICER PROGRAM POLICY The Department of Defense (DoD) announced today that it has established a new policy for the management of the Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (EPLO) programs in each of the military services.

The new program guidance reinforces the Department's heightened commitment to support...



01/10/2001
Cohen to Speak at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will speak at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars tomorrow, Jan. 11, 2001, at 10 a.m. EST, Washington, D.C. Cohen will speak on the subject of "Bipartisanship and National Security in the 21st Century."

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