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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, April 13, 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 next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 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 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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04/13/2001
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President made the following nominations:

Marine Corps Reserve Col. Craig T. Boddington has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Boddington is currently serving as officer in charge,...

04/13/2001:   FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENT


04/13/2001
Secretary Rumsfeld To Brief On Ep-3 Collision Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will brief on the facts associated with the recent collision between the U.S. Navy EP-3 aircraft and a Chinese F-8 fighter at 2 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.





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