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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, April 11, 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.

Today, the Republic of Korea, the Department of Defense 50th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee, and the United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home, will honor 34 Korean War Veterans who reside at the Home, by presenting them with the Republic of Korea War Service Medal. For more information contact Maj. Ernest T. Parker at (703) 602-6841. See the Korean War 50th Anniversary news release for details.

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for tomorrow 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 Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition in Washington, D.C. begins today through Thursday, April 12, 2001. See web site (no longer available - http://www.navyleague.org/sas_expo2001.htm) for details.

The Army's Division Capstone Exercise continues through April 14 at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. See the exercise web site (no longer available) for details.

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04/11/2001
SECRETARY RUMSFELD ON RETURN OF EP-3 CREW "Arrangements for the return of the 24 men and women of the U.S. Navy EP-3 are moving forward. The Department of Defense is working on the details of bringing them home as soon as the diplomatic arrangements have been finalized. Issues relating to the release of the EP-3 aircraft are still being...


04/11/2001
Pentagon to Brief on Return of EP-3 Crew Rear Adm. Craig Quigley will update reporters on the return of the EP-3 crew. The briefing will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2001, at 8:45 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.





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