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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, March 30, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome the Minister of Defense Maj. Gen. Juan Antonio Martinez Varela of El Salvador at 10:45 a.m. EST. See press advisory for details.

Later today, at 5:15 p.m., Secretary Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Ismail Cem, of Turkey, to the Pentagon. See press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for Tuesday, April 3, 2001 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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There are no Speeches available for 3/30/2001. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


03/30/2001
DOD IMPLEMENTS TRICARE SENIOR PHARMACY PROGRAM Fact Sheet

The new Tricare Senior Pharmacy Program officially begins operation on April 1 for an estimated 1.4 million potentially eligible uniformed Services beneficiaries age 65 years and older. The Tricare Senior Pharmacy Program is a comprehensive drug benefit not provided...



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