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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

The next regular DoD news briefing will be held on Thursday, February 1, 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 Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium continues through Feb. 2 in Washington, DC. See the conference web page for details. [link no longer available]

A Senior Leader Seminar (SLS) hosted by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) continues through Feb. 9 in Libreville, Gabon. See the news release for details.

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

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01/31/2001
WWII, KOREAN WAR REMAINS DISINTERRED IN HAWAII Four sets of remains believed to be those of missing in action servicemen from World War II and the Korean War were disinterred yesterday from Hawaii's National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

The cemetery, known as the Punch Bowl, is the resting-place of more than 800 "unknown"...



01/31/2001
Secretary Rumsfeld's Trip to Europe A senior Department of Defense official will present a background briefing at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001 in the Pentagon briefing room (Room 2E781).

The subject will be Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld's upcoming trip to Germany to attend the 37th Munich Conference on...




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