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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, March 23, 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.

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]

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) today becomes the first U.S. aircraft carrier to moor at the Republic of Singapore's new deep-draft pier. See the news release for details.

USS Blue Ridge, flagship of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, begins a three-day port visit today in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. See the Seventh Fleet news release for details.

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27, 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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03/23/2001
FIVE BASES WIN COMMANDER IN CHIEF'S INSTALLATION AWARD Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld has announced the winners of the 2001 Commander In Chief's Award for Installation Excellence. They are:

Army: Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, N.C. Marine Corps: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, N.C. Navy: Commander, Fleet...


03/23/2001
DepSecDef Speech to American-Turkish Council Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will address the 20th Annual Conference on U.S.-Turkish Relations Monday, March 26, 2001 at 10:15 a.m. EST at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, DC.

Wolfowitz will address the 700 conferees, including the American ambassador to Tukey,...




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