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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, Oct. 27, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will speak at the U.S. Special Operations Command change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. today at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Fl. See the advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Secretary Cohen will address the John Glenn Institute of Public Service and Public Policy in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday, Oct. 30, at 4 p.m. See the advisory for details.

The next Department of Defense news briefing will be Tuesday, Oct. 31, 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.

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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10/27/2000
Special Operations Command Change of Command
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida


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