Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, Oct. 20, 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.
Secretary Cohen and Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig will honor retired Navy Master Chief Carl M. Brashear, a Navy master diver, following a special screening of the motion picture Men of Honor on Saturday, Oct. 21, in Washington, D.C. See the advisory for details.
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.
DoD will showcase its anti-drug awareness and educational activities in American neighborhoods and schools during Red Ribbon Week at the Pentagon, Oct. 23 through Oct. 25.
The next Department of Defense news briefing will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, 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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