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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001

President George W. Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld are visiting Charleston, W.Va. today.

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

The Defense Reform 2001 Conference and Exhibit begins today in Washington, D.C. See the conference Web site for details. [link no longer available]

Air Force Gen. Joseph W. Ralston, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, speaks today at an Air Force Association lunch in Arlington, Va. See the event Web site for details. [link no longer available]

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

The next regular DoD news briefing will be held tomorrow 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 department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

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02/14/2001
FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern E. Clark announced today the following assignments:

Navy Rear Adm. Kenneth D. Slaght, USN, is being assigned as commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif. Slaght is currently serving as vice commander, Space and Naval...



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