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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Jan. 4, 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.

A regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today at 2:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for Public Affairs.

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

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01/04/2001
NEW HARDSHIP DUTY PAY IMPROVES QUALITY OF LIFE The Department of Defense announced today the implementation of a new special pay to recognize members assigned to areas with extraordinarily arduous quality-of-life conditions. The new Hardship Duty Pay for designated locations (HDP-L) will replace the Certain Places Pay (CPP) that has been in...


01/04/2001
Cohen to receive NCAA Theodore Roosevelt Award Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will receive the National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest award, the Theodore Roosevelt Award, Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, at the NCAA annual convention and awards dinner in Orlando, Fla.

The dinner will be held at 7:30 p.m. EST at the Walt...





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