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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, Feb. 2, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is in Washington this morning and then departs for Germany this afternoon. See the background briefing for details.

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

The next regular DoD news briefing will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 6 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 Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium ends today 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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02/02/2001
UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AWARDS ANNOUNCED The Department of Defense (DoD) announced today plans to award 48 grants totaling $26.8 million in fiscal 2001, and up to $46 million per year starting in fiscal 2002 to 32 academic institutions to conduct multidisciplinary research in 38 topic areas of basic science and engineering. These grants...


02/02/2001
SecDef Hosts Honor Cordon for Prince Bandar of Saudi Arabia Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the U.S., to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EST, Monday, Feb. 5, 2001.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River...




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