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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, February 28, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

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.

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02/28/2001
FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Navy Rear Adm. James C. Dawson, Jr. for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command and commander, Fifth Fleet in Bahrain. Dawson is currently...


02/28/2001
Limited Evacuation Drill at Pentagon on Thursday, March 1, 2001 A limited evacuation drill will be held in the Pentagon Thursday, March 1, 2001, at 2 p.m., EST. The drill will only affect those persons with offices between Corridors 5 and 6, first through the fifth floors.

The purpose of the drill is to evaluate the Pentagon's ability to...




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