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Today in the Department of Defense Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is being honored at an armed forces review and award ceremony today at 10 a.m. at Fort Myer, Va. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon signs a US/UK memorandum of understanding on the next phase of the Joint Strike Fighter at 7:45 a.m. this morning in the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.

This afternoon at 3 p.m., Deputy Secretary de Leon speaks at the opening of Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning, Ga. See the press advisory for details.

The next regular DoD news briefing will be Thursday, Jan. 18, 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. This will be Bacon's last regularly scheduled brief.

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

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01/17/2001
Farewell to U.S. Armed Forces
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Conmy Hall, Fort Myer, Virginia


01/17/2001
U.S., U.K. SIGN JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER AGREEMENT Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon and the Minister of State for Defence Procurement (U.K.), The Right Honourable Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, today participated in a ceremony that formally establishes a U.S./U.K. commitment to cooperate in the Engineering and Manufacturing Development...


01/17/2001
Navy Secretary Departure Ceremony Set for Friday A departure ceremony will be held for the 71st Secretary of the Navy, Richard Danzig, at the newly restored Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters (Building 104), Naval District Washington, on Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at 11 a.m. EST.

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Chief of...





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