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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 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.

As part of Disability Mentoring Day, the Department of Defense will host a Pentagon visit today by a group of students with disabilities. The students will attend a short luncheon program with DoD leaders and then accompany their mentors throughout the afternoon.

Gen. Yu Yongbo, a member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China, arrives today on a visit to the United States. See the news release for details.

Red Ribbon Week, showcasing a series of anti-drug awareness and educational activities in American neighborhoods and schools, ends today.

The next Department of Defense news briefing will be held Thursday, Oct. 26, at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Mr. 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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10/25/2000
STATEMENT BY PENTAGON SPOKESMAN KENNETH H. BACON At today's Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the USS Cole, Sen. Roberts read excerpts from a letter of resignation from a Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) analyst.

According to Vice Adm. Thomas Wilson, director of DIA, the analyst did good work at the agency, his work was used...



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