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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, March 29, 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 National High Performance Computing and Communications Council holds its 15th annual conference ends today in Newport, R.I. The conference theme is "E-Government: Managing Change in the Information Technology World." See the conference Web page for details. [link no longer available]

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for 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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03/29/2001
FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Navy Rear Adm Keith W. Lippert, Supply Corps, for appointment to the grade of vice admiral and assignment as director, Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va. Lippert is currently serving as commander,...


03/29/2001
SecDef to Host Honor Cordon for MoFA of Turkey Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Ismail Cem, of Turkey, to the Pentagon at 5:15 p.m. EST, Friday, March 30, 2001.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

There will not be a...





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