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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, Jan. 26, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will be honored and welcomed in a ceremony at the Pentagon, today at 3 p.m., hosted by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Henry H. Shelton. See the press advisory for details.

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

The Gulf War illness research conference hosted by the Military and Veterans Health Coordinating Board ends today in Alexandria, Va. See the board's Web site for details. [link no longer avaliable]

The next regular DoD news briefing will be Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 1:30 p.m., in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon room 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

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

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01/26/2001
Official Welcoming Ceremony to Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld
Remarks as Delivered by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Hugh Shelton & Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld , The Pentagon Washington, DC


01/26/2001
DOD LAUNCHES WEB SITE FOR TRANSITIONING SERVICEMEMBERS The Department of Defense announced today a new Internet resource for servicemembers leaving active duty. Dubbed the DoD Transportal and located at http://www.dodtransportal.org , the web site is designed to be the doorway to Internet transition and job assistance information and services for...


01/26/2001
Rumsfeld's Rules Now Available on the Web In response to numerous requests, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld has made his "Rumsfeld's Rules" available through DefenseLINK at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Jan2001/rumsfeldsrules.pdf .





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