Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, March 21, 2001
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon today at 9:30 a.m. to welcome Secretary of State for Defense Geoffrey Hoon of the United Kingdom. A joint news conference will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the DoD briefing room, Pentagon room 2E781. See the press advisory for details.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will host an honor cordon today at 6:15 p.m. to welcome Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Downer. See the press advisory for details.
Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting counterparts in Brazil, Argentina and Chile through Friday. See press advisory for details.
The DoD Mentor Protg Conference ends today 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 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 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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