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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

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 Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

Many events associated with Veterans Day are scheduled between now and Saturday, Nov. 11. See the advisory 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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11/07/2000
NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE FORCES TO BENEFIT FROM NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT Nearly 1.4 million members of the National Guard and Reserve will benefit significantly from the $309.9 billion fiscal 2001 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which President Clinton signed into law Oct. 30.

Starting Jan. 1, Guard and Reserve members will see a 3.7 percent...



11/07/2000
Cohen hosts full honor arrival ceremony for MoND of Poland Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of National Defense Bronislaw Komorowski, of the Republic of Poland, to the Pentagon at 11 a.m. EST, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the...





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