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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

The Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. See press advisory for details of honor cordon with MoD of Italy.
The Deputy Secretary of Defense is in Washington Today. There are no public or media events on his schedule today.

The Department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events .

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Sergio Mattarella, of Italy, to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EST, Thursday, March 23, 2000. See press advisory for more details.

Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig will brief reporters on a new program entitled "Navy-Marine Corps Honorary Member," on Thursday, March 23, 2000, at 1:30 p.m. EST, in the Pentagon Briefing Room, Room 2E781. Surprise "honorary" guests will join Danzig. See press advisory for more details.

The regularly scheduled Pentagon briefing will be at 2 p.m.

Public Affairs Releases for March 22, 2000

1 News Release Report Probes Cause of Gulf War Marine's Injury
2 News Release Annual Chemical and Biological Report Sent to Congress
3 News Release Contracts for March 22, 2000
4 Press Advisory Navy-Marine Corps "Honorary Member" Press Briefing
5 Press Advisory Full honor arrival ceremony for MoD of Italy

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03/23/2000
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY ANNOUNCES HONORARY MEMBER PROGRAM Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig announced today that he has invited a group of prominent Americans from a broad spectrum of professions to join him in pioneering a new public awareness initiative for the Navy and Marine Corps called "Honorary Member of a Crew or Company."

As...



03/23/2000
Deputy Secretary Hamre to Speak at the Sam Nunn Bank of America Policy Forum Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre will deliver the keynote address at the Sam Nunn Bank Of America Policy Forum at the Georgia Center in Athens, Ga., March 27, 9:15 a.m. EST.

The forum will focus on the importance of high-tech commerce to American leadership and security in...





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