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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, March 16, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host a welcoming ceremony for Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz today at 3 p.m. at the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.

Earlier today, at 1:30 p.m., Secretary Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Defense Tevzadze of Georgia. See the press advisory for details.

The court of inquiry appointed to investigate the collision between USS Greeneville (SSN 772) and the Ehime Maru continues today at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. See the Pacific Fleet Web page for details (page no longer available).

The next regular DoD news briefing will be conducted Tuesday, March 20 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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03/16/2001
Welcoming Ceremony for Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Pentagon Parade Ground
03/16/2001:   Welcoming Ceremony


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03/16/2001
SecDef to Host Full Honor Arrival Ceremony for Prime Minister of Israel Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, of the State of Israel, to the Pentagon at 12:15 p.m. EDT, Monday, March 19, 2001.

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