Today in the Department of Defense, March 17-19, 2001
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington this weekend. There are no public or media events on their schedules.
Secretary Rumsfeld will host a full honor arrival ceremony for Prime Minister Sharon of Israel on Monday at 12:15 p.m. See the press advisory for details.
The DoD Mentor Protg Conference begins Monday in Arlington, Va. The theme is "Mentor-Protg Partnerships at Work for Our Nations Defense." See the conference Web site for details. [link no longer available]
The court of inquiry appointed to investigate the collision between USS Greeneville (SSN 772) and the Ehime Maru continues Monday 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.
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