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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, April 24, 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.

As part of the Pentagon's Earth Day observances, the University of Southern Mississippi School of Polymers will explain its new technology for low odor, low-volatile organic compounds paint today at 10:30 a.m. in the Pentagon Auditorium, Room 5A1070. This paint exceeds all environmental requirements, and is expected to be used in part of the Pentagon renovation program. See the press advisory for details.

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for today at 1 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 International Military Noise Conference begins today through April 26 at the Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Md. See the conference web page for details.

The International Azalea Festival: A Salute to NATO continues through April 29 in Norfolk, Va. See the festival web site for details.

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04/24/2001
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has made the following nomination:

Army Reserve Col. Lawrence J. Johnson has been nominated for appointment to the grade of brigadier general. Johnson is currently serving as the deputy commander, 89th Regional...



04/24/2001
SecDef to Host Honor Cordon for Prime Minister of Lebanon Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome Prime Minister Rafig Hariri, of Lebanon, to the Pentagon at 5:30 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, April 25, 2001.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

There will not be a media...





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