Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2000
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen continues his holiday visit to U.S. forces overseas with show in Tuzla, Bosnia. 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.
"The Late Show with David Letterman" will present a special, first-ever live-via-satellite broadcast linking its New York studio audience with more than 1,000 U.S. troops in Bosnia. The late-night talk show host also has invited United States-based troops to attend the show in New York. See news release for details.
The regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today 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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