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The Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule today.
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1:30 - Ranch Hand Press Briefing. See press advisory for more details.

Public Affairs Releases for March 28, 2000

1 News Release USMC General Officers for promotion to Brigadier General
2 News Release Contracts for March 28, 2000
3 Press Advisory Ranch Hand Press Briefing
4 Transcript DoD News Briefing - Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, ASD PA
5 News Photo Navy aviation boatswain's mates prepare an F/A-18 Hornet for launch from the USS George Washington .
6 News Photo Sailors and aircrew attached to Light Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 47 conduct hot-in-flight refueling of a SH-60B Seahawk helicopter .
7 News Photo Secretary Cohen and President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Duc Luon meet at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi .
8 News Photo Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Duy Nien meets in his Hanoi office with Secretary Cohen .
9 News Photo Master Sgt. Mark Mitchell explains to Secretary Cohen what was found at a crash excavation site amid rice paddies outside Hanoi .
10 News Photo Secretary Cohen thanks some members of Joint Task Force Full Accounting .
11 News Photo Secretary Cohen thanks the Vietnamese villagers for their cooperation and work
12 News Photo Secretary Cohen thanks the Vietnamese villagers for their work in the search and recovery of the remains of U.S. servicemen .
13 News Photo Anthropologist Denny Danielson briefs Secretary Cohen on the painstaking process of the search and recovery of the remains of U.S. servicemen .
14 News Photo Brig. Gen. Harry B. Axson Jr., commander, Joint Task Force Full Accounting, briefs Ambassador Peterson and Secretary Cohen .
15 News Photo Vietnamese Prime Minister Phan Van Khai meets in his Hanoi office with Secretary Cohen .
16 News Photo Vietnamese Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Pham Van Tra escorts Secretary Cohen as he inspects the troops in Hanoi .
17 News Photo Secretary Cohen meets in his Pentagon office with the Crown Prince of the State of Qatar .
18 News Photo Sheikh Jasim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is escorted by Secretary Cohen through an honor cordon into the Pentagon .

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03/29/2000
AIR FORCE STUDY STRENGTHENS LINK BETWEEN AGENT ORANGE AND DIABETES The Air Force released its latest report today summarizing the results of the 1997 physical examination of 2,300 Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange, including the strongest evidence to date that herbicide exposure is associated with diabetes, and some of its known complications. As with...


03/29/2000
Full honors review ceremony for Deputy Secretary of Defense Hamre Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an armed forces full honor review and award ceremony for Deputy Secretary of Defense John J. Hamre at Conmy Hall, Fort Myer, Va., at 11 a.m. EST, Thursday, March 30, 2000.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry H. Shelton, U.S....





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