United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

spacer

Today In DOD

Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, October 31, 2000 Bookmark and Share



Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon today at 10 a.m. to welcome Gen. Yu Yongbo of the People' Republic of China to the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details about the honor cordon and the earlier news release for an overview of the general's visit.

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

Eight Department of Defense civilians will be honored at the Pentagon today at 2 p.m. at the first graduation ceremony of the Defense Leadership Management Program. See the advisory for details.

The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today 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 annual DoD maintenance symposium continues through Nov. 2 in Charleston, S.C.

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.

What's New in DefenseLINK

Contacts

Additions and corrections for Today in the Department of Defense are invited and should be sent by e-mail to media@defenselink.mil.

News media representatives with questions for the Department of Defense may reach our press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131.

All others are invited to contact our public inquiries section by phone or U.S. mail or through the web. See our comment page for details.

A public affairs duty officer is available 24 hours a day through +1 (703) 697-5131. In case of a family emergency, please contact your local American Red Cross.



There are no Speeches available for 10/31/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


10/31/2000
ARMED FORCES PLAN SUPPORT FOR 2001 PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION Military involvement in the presidential inauguration is a centuries-old tradition in which we celebrate democracy, honor our new commander-in-chief and recognize civilian control of the military. In keeping with this tradition, the Department of Defense has established the Armed Forces Inaugural...


10/31/2000
Marine Corps to host briefing on Camp Lejeune Survey Col Michael Lehnert, head of the Marine Corps' Facilities and Services Division, and Dr. Wendy Kaye, chief of Epidemiology and Surveillance at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, will present a briefing on a survey being conducted of base housing residents at Camp Lejeune, N.C....




Use Pick a Day to go to a different day. Check Other Events for additional listings, including air shows, band concerts, Congressional hearings, reunions and much more.


Featured Photos & Videos More »

Start/stop Featured Photo Gallery Slideshow HAGEL REMARKSSENATE TESTIMONYHONOREE'S SALUTEMEDAL OF HONORRAPID TRIDENTI AM A SURVIVORBRAKE LINEAFGHAN CHAT LINE JUMPSuicide Prevention and AwarenessORDERED CHAOSTargeted Operations Against ISIL Terrorists in Ira

DoD Video News

  • Video Thumbnail: SECDEF Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman GEN Dempsey Testify on Capitol Hill

    SECDEF Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman GEN Dempsey Testify on Capitol Hill

    ℠2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chairman of...

  • Video Thumbnail: Gen Allen Leads Coalition to Counter ISIL

    Gen Allen Leads Coalition to Counter ISIL

    ℠2014 - Former ISAF Commander General John Allen has...

  • Video Thumbnail: SecDef, Chairman Support Pres. Obama's Strategy

    SecDef, Chairman Support Pres. Obama's Strategy

    ℠2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chairman of...

  • Video Thumbnail: SECDEF and Joint Chiefs Chairman Discuss Strategy for ISIL

    SECDEF and Joint Chiefs Chairman Discuss Strategy for ISIL

    ℠2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chairman of...

Contacts Additions and corrections for Today in the Department of Defense are invited and should be directed to the press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131 or +1 (703) 697-5132.

Media Questions News media representatives with questions for the Department of Defense may reach our press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131. Media representatives with questions after work hours should call +1 (703) 678-6162 for assistance.

Public Inquiries All others are invited to contact our public inquiries section by phone or U.S. mail or through the web. See our comment page for details.

Additional Links

Stay Connected