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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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01/18/2001
MARINE CORPS TO INVESTIGATE OSPREY SQUADRON The Department of Defense today announced that the commandant of the Marine Corps has directed the inspector general of the Marine Corps to investigate allegations that the commanding officer of Marine Tilt-Rotor Training Squadron-204 asked Marines to falsify maintenance records on the squadron's...


01/18/2001
Air Force Hosts Farewell Ceremony for Air Force Secretary The Air Force will host an official farewell ceremony in honor of the Secretary of the Air Force, F. Whitten Peters, Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at 2:30 p.m. EST at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Hangar 3. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Michael E. Ryan and Peters will deliver remarks at the...



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