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.
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