Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are in Washington. There are no media or public events on their schedules.
The regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today 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.
A departure ceremony for Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig will be held Friday at the Naval Sea Systems Command headquarters in Washington. See the press advisory for details.
The department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.
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