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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in California. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting the Russian Federation. See the advisory for details.

A 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.

Korean War veterans and present day servicemembers and dignitaries will mark the 50th anniversary of the Chosin Reservoir campaign with events today in Washington, D.C. See the news release 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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12/12/2000
FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

Navy Rear Adm. Albert H. Konetzni, Jr. has been nominated for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as deputy commander and chief of staff, U.S. Atlantic Fleet,...



12/12/2000
Guard's 364th Birthday Celebrated Tomorrow Lt. Gen. Russell C. Davis, chief, National Guard Bureau, will host a celebration recognizing the Guard's 364th birthday tomorrow, Dec. 13, at 4:30 p.m. EST at the Hilton Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, Va.

The event commemorates the formation of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636. ...





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