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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are in Washington. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

The Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services is holding its Fall 2000 Conference through Oct. 22 in Las Vegas. See the news release for details.

The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

The Combined Federal Campaign is now in progress throughout the Department of Defense.

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

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10/19/2000
REMAINS OF FOUR MISSING SAILORS ON USS COLE RECOVERED A Navy recovery team today located and retrieved the four remaining sailors from USS Cole. Next-of-kin have been notified that the remaining sailors have been recovered. The remains will be flown to the United States for identification. The flight departure time to return the four sailors to the...


10/19/2000
Cohen to Honor Former Navy Master Diver Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will join Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig at a ceremony to honor and recognize retired Navy Master Chief Carl M. Brashear, a Navy salvage diver, following a special screening of "Men of Honor." The film about Navy divers stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. and...




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