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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will honor 33 career Senior Executive members who are recipients of a Presidential Rank award today at 10 a.m. in the Pentagon, room 5A1070. See the advisory for details.

Today at 11 a.m., Secretary Cohen will host full arrival ceremony at the Pentagon to welcome Minister of National Defense Bronislaw Komorowski of the Republic of Poland. A joint media availability is planned for 12 noon. See the advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington today, and there are no public or media events on today's schedule. On Thursday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m., Deputy Secretary de Leon will speak at the National Japanese American Memorial dedication. See the advisory for details.

The next Department of Defense news briefing is schedule for Thursday, Nov. 9 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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11/08/2000
Senior Executive Service Presidential Rank Awards
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, The Pentagon, Washington, DC


11/08/2000
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