Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.
A Department of Defense news briefing will be held today at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.
Red Ribbon Week, showcasing a series of anti-drug awareness and educational activities in American neighborhoods and schools, continues through Oct. 25.
Gen. Yu Yongbo, a member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China, visits the United States from Oct. 25 through Nov. 4. See the news release for details.
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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