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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is traveling today.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Charles L. Cragin will receive awards from the National Military Family Association today at noon in Arlington, Va. See advisory for details.

The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

At 4 p.m. today Deputy Secretary de Leon will speak to the Fletcher Conference 2000 in Arlington, Va. See advisory for details.

The Department of Defense is participating today in the Great American Smokeout.

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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11/16/2000
CONTRACT ADDENDUM GM GDLS Defense Group, Limited Liability Company, Sterling Heights, Mich., has been awarded a six-year requirements contract, with an estimated cumulative total value of $3,998,349,372 if all options are exercised, for a family of Interim Armored Vehicles to equip an interim brigade combat team,...


11/16/2000
Army to Discuss Interim Armored Vehicle Army acquisition officials will hold a press conference in the DoD Briefing Studio, Room 2E781, at 11 a.m. EST, on Friday, Nov. 17, 2000.

This will be a single subject briefing on the Interim Armored Vehicle (IAV) source selection, IAV characteristics, and the IAV's role in overall...





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