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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host a visit to the Pentagon today by Minister of National Defense Arthur Eggleton, of Canada. See the press advisory for details.

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

The regular DoD news briefing will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today in the DoD briefing studio, Pentagon room 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

A background briefing on Secretary Rumsfeld's upcoming trip to Germany will immediately follow today's regular news briefing. See the press advisory for details.

The Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium continues through Feb. 2 in Washington, DC. See the conference web page for details. [link no longer available]

A Senior Leader Seminar (SLS) hosted by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) continues through Feb. 9 in Libreville, Gabon. See the news release for details.

The department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

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02/01/2001
DOD JOINS EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORT IN INDIA The Department of Defense announced today that as part of the overall U.S. government effort, it is sending equipment and supplies to India to assist survivors of last week's earthquake. One U.S. Air Force transport aircraft departed Travis Air Force Base, Calif. yesterday, and another departed...


02/01/2001
Official Portrait of Secretary Rumsfeld is Now Available The official portrait of Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is now available on DefenseLINK at http://www.defenselink.mil/photos/Jan2002/010920-D-9880W-043.jpg .





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