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.
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