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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

The Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen and Miss America 2000 Heather French. See press advisory for more details.
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 .

1:30 - DoD News Briefing.

Public Affairs Releases for March 27, 2000

1 News Release Contracts for March 27, 2000
2 Press Advisory Secretary Cohen and Miss America Heather French Photo Opportunity
3 News Photo Lt. Col. Charles Sniffin escorts Secretary Cohen and his guest Minister of Defense Sergio Mattarella .
4 News Photo An MH-53M Pave Low IV approaches an MC-130P Combat Shadow for in-flight refueling over flooded Central Mozambique .
5 News Photo An MC-130P Combat Shadow flies over South Africa en route to a reconnaissance mission of damaged roads in Central Mozambique
6 News Photo U.S. Marines wait for other members of their team to jump from a U.S. Coast Guard HH-60J Jayhawk helicopter .
7 News Photo Secretary Cohen and Minister of Defense Eldbjorg Lower inspect the troops during an armed forces welcoming ceremony .
8 News Photo The Joint Service Color Guard marches onto the Pentagon River Parade Field .
9 News Photo The Joint Service Color Guard waits for its cue to march onto the Pentagon River Parade Field .
10 News Photo The U.S. Navy dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 46) lies at anchor in the Eastern Channel of Sitka Sound, Alaska .
11 News Photo The Coast Guard cutter Anacapa prepares to launch a rigid hull inflatable boat while underway in Sitka Sound .
12 News Photo U.S. Marines use a combat rubber raiding craft to return to the Coast Guard cutter Anacapa in Sitka Bay, Alaska .
13 News Photo U.S. Marine Cpl. Mark Skolnick scans the shore line as he conducts a beach reconnaissance in Sitka Bay, Alaska .

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03/28/2000
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated the following U.S. Marine Corps officers for promotion to brigadier general:

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03/28/2000
Ranch Hand Press Briefing Air Force Health Study Senior Principle Investigator Dr. Joel Michalek will brief on the latest report summarizing results of the 1997 physical examination of 2,300 Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. The Ranch Hand Study, so called after the Vietnam operation of the...




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