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Today in the Department of Defense, Monday, Oct. 16, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen departs today for Brazil to participate in the Defense Ministerial of the Americas in Manaus. See the advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington today. Early this morning he spoke to the Army National Guard and Army Reserve leadership. See the advisory for details. Later this morning he welcomes Deputy Minister of Defense Nozizwe Madala-Routledge, of the Republic of South Africa, to the Pentagon. See the advisory for details.

As a mark of respect for those who died on USS Cole, President Clinton has ordered that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff at all U.S. government facilities and on all U.S. naval vessels until sunset today.

The annual meeting of the Association of the U.S. Army begins today and continues through Wednesday, Oct. 18, in Washington.

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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10/16/2000
Guard and Reserve Leadership Breakfast, Association of the United States Army
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon , Marriott-Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC


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10/16/2000
Revised Time for Honor Arrival Ceremony for PM of Bangladesh Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hasina, of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, to the Pentagon at 3:30 p.m. EDT , Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000.

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