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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are traveling today. Secretary and Mrs. Cohen will host a dinner this evening in California to honor Jack Valenti, president of the Motion Picture Association of America. See the advisory for details.

The regular DoD 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 Center for Naval Analyses conference on "National Security in the 21st Century: Defense Issues for the New Administration" ends today in Arlington, Va. See the conference web site for details. [link no longer available]

The Defense Manufacturing Conference 2000, "Foundation for Global Security," ends today in Tampa, Fla.

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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11/30/2000
Presentation of Civilian Patriot Award to Jack Valenti, President of the Motion Picture Association of America
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California


11/30/2000
DOD FURTHER SLOWS ANTHRAX VACCINATION EFFORT The Department of Defense (DoD) will further slow its anthrax vaccine immunization Program (AVIP). This action is consistent with its previously announced plan to do so if supply was not increased by year's end. This further slowing reduces vaccinations in all theaters except Southwest Asia. ...


11/30/2000
De Leon to Speak to LA Chamber of Commerce Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will speak at a breakfast meeting of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, at 10:05 a.m. PST on Friday, Dec.1, 2000. He will address the importance of reconnecting America with today's young men and women in uniform and increasing the awareness about...




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