Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 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 Massachusetts. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
The destroyer USS Cole is scheduled to arrive in Pascagoula, Miss., today at approximately 10 a.m. CST. See the advisory for details.
The National Guard Bureau will celebrate the Guard's 364th birthday today at an event in Arlington, Va. See the advisory for details.
The next DoD news briefing will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, 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 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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