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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Oct. 26, 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.

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

Gen. Yu Yongbo, a member of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China, is visiting the United States 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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10/26/2000
The Business Council
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, The Boca Raton Resort, Boca Raton, Florida


10/26/2000
VIETNAM WAR MIAS IDENTIFIED Eleven U.S. Air Force servicemen missing in action from the Vietnam War have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial.

They are identified as Col. Charles P. Claxton, Chicago, Ill.; Col. Donald E. Fisher, Halfway, Ore.; Lt. Col. Edwin N. Osborne, Jr., Raiford,...



10/26/2000
SECDEF to address John Glenn Institute of Public Service and Public Policy Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will address the John Glenn Institute of Public Service and Public Policy at 4 p.m. EST, Monday, Oct. 30, 2000.

The address, titled "Assuring American Security in the Twenty-first Century", will be at the Fawcett Center Auditorium, 2400...





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