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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, March 9, 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 V-22 review panel will hold a public meeting today at 1 p.m. in Arlington, Va. See the press advisory for details.

U.S. Space Command and Cheyenne Mountain Operations Center will host an opportunity today for media interested in learning about the Command's Space Surveillance Network (SSN) and the tracking of man-made objects in Earth's orbit. This opportunity is offered as a prelude to the reentry of the Russian Federation's Mir Space Station, which is projected to reenter the Earth's atmosphere later this month. For more information see the U.S. Space Command Web site. [link no longer available]

The court of inquiry appointed to investigate the collision between USS Greeneville (SSN 772) and the Ehime Maru continues today at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. See the Pacific Fleet Web page for details (page no longer available).

The 43rd World Military Ski Championships continue today in Jericho and Stowe, Vermont. See the championships Web site for details. [link no longer available]

The next regular DoD news briefing will be held Tuesday, March 13 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.

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

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NAVY CHRISTENS ROLL-ON/ROLL-OFF CARGO SHIP USNS POMEROY The Navy will christen its newest roll-on/roll-off cargo ship the USNS Pomeroy (T-AKR 316), at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company in San Diego, Calif., at 9 a.m. PST, Saturday, March 10, 2001.

The ship will honor Army Pfc. Ralph E. Pomeroy, (1930-1952), awarded the Medal of Honor...



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