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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, March 6, 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 43rd World Military Ski Championships begins today in Jericho and Stowe, Vermont. See the championships web site for details. [link no longer available]

The 17th annual DoD Logistics Conference continues today in San Antonio, Texas. See the conference Web site for details. [link no longer available]

The regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today at 2:00 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.

The department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

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03/06/2001
COOPERATIVE ENGAGEMENT SUCCESSFULLY DEMONSTRATED AT SEA The Navy announced today that the results of a recently completed technical evaluation (TECHEVAL) indicate the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) is on track to a successful Operational Evaluation (OPEVAL) in April and May of 2001.

The CEC system is intended to provide the...



03/06/2001
Pentagon Opens Doors to First Renovated Offices in Wedge 1 The Pentagon Renovation Program will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, March 8, 2001, at 2 p.m. EST, to mark the partial opening of Wedge 1 for occupancy. The ceremony will be held in the Pentagon's Center Courtyard at the entrance to Corridors 3 and 4. Wedge 1 is one-fifth of the...




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