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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen returns to Washington today. Tonight he will speak and help present an award at a dinner hosted by the Nixon Center. See the advisory for details.

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

The next regular DoD news briefing will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, 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 Army Worldwide Environmental and Energy Conference continues through tomorrow in Atlanta, Ga. For details see the Army news release (no longer available) and the conference web site (no longer available).

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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There are no Speeches available for 12/6/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


12/06/2000
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ANNOUNCES CONTRACT FOR IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES The Department of Defense, through its Defense Information Systems Agency, last night awarded Iridium Satellite LLC of Arnold, Md., a $72 million contract for 24 months of satellite communications services. This contract would provide unlimited airtime for 20,000 government users over the Iridium...


12/06/2000
Navy to Brief Early Successes of eBusiness Office The Navy will announce the early successes of its newly established e-Business office during a briefing on Dec. 7, at 1 p.m., in the Pentagon Briefing Room (2E781). Charles Nemfakos, deputy under secretary of the Navy and Rear Adm. Linda Bird, vice commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command...



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