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Today in the Department of Defense Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in California today to speak at a dinner meeting of the Business Executives for National Security. See the press advisory for details.

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

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

Pacific Reach 2000, a cooperative regional submarine rescue exercise in the Pacific, continues through Oct. 14. For details see the Seventh Fleet news release.

The Combined Federal Campaign is now in progress throughout the Department of Defense. See the campaign's web page for details.

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

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There are no Speeches available for 10/12/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


There are no News/Casualty Releases available for 10/12/2000. Please see the News/Casualty Releases overview page for more


10/12/2000
V-22 Osprey Operational Evaluation Briefing Lt.Gen. Fred McCorkle, deputy chief of staff for Marine Corps aviation, and Marine Corps Col. Nolan Schmidt, V-22 program manager, will present the results of the operational evaluation of the V-22 Osprey on Friday, Oct. 13, 2000 at 1 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing room, Room 2E781.





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