Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, March 22, 2001
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.
Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting counterparts in Brazil, Argentina and Chile through tomorrow. See press advisory for details.
The U. S. Space Command will help track Mir, the Russian space station, as it descends into the earth's atmosphere. See the Space Command web page for details. [link no longer available]
The next regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today 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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