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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001

President George W. Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld are visiting the Joint Forces Command headquarters in Norfolk, Va., today. See the press advisory and news release for details. [links no longer available]

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 today at 1:30 p.m. 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.

The Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict symposium and exhibition continues through tomorrow in Arlington, VA. The theme is "Transformation Strategies to Meet Future Requirements." See the Web site for details. [link no longer available]

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

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02/13/2001
UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INITIATIVE AWARDS ANNOUNCED The Department of Defense announced today plans to award 20 grants totaling $9.3 million in fiscal 2001 to 16 academic institutions to conduct research in 13 topic areas. These grants will be made under the fiscal 2001 DoD University Research Initiative (URI) program, designed to enhance...


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