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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, Dec. 15, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen leaves Washington today to begin a holiday visit to U.S. forces overseas. See the news release for details.

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

Stan Soloway, deputy under secretary of Defense for Acquisition Reform will conduct briefing on the strategic supplier alliance today at 9 a.m. in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon room 2E781. See the event web site (no longer available) for details.

The U.S. Army School of the Americas (USARSA), located at Fort Benning, Ga., closes today at 10 a.m. after 54 years of service. See the Army release (no longer available) for details.

The next regular DoD news briefing will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon 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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12/15/2000
ROK OUTSIDE EXPERT VISIT TO WASHNGTON PROVES TIMELY Senior officials of the Department of Defense and the No Gun Ri "outside experts" from the Republic of Korea held serious and constructive talks today on the status of the No Gun Ri review.

Franklin D. Kramer, assistant secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, led the...



12/15/2000
De Leon to Speak at the Georgia Youth Challenge Academy Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will speak at the Georgia Youth Challenge Academy Graduation ceremony in at the Macon City Auditorium in Macon, Ga. at 6:30 p.m. EST on Sunday, Dec.17, 2000.

The Youth Challenge Academy, conducted by the Georgia National Guard, is a 22-week...





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