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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host a visit to the Pentagon today by Prime Minister Rafig Hariri of Lebanon. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will speak today at 9 a.m. at a memorial service honoring seven U.S. servicemen and their nine Vietnamese colleagues who were killed in a helicopter accident on April 7. See the press advisory for details.

Renewable technologies, recycling, alternative fuels and transportation, and water and energy conservation concepts are being displayed in the Pentagon's main concourse through today as part of DoD's observance of Earth Day. See the press advisory 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 International Military Noise Conference continues through tomorrow in 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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04/25/2001
Memorial Service for American and Vietnamese Servicemen
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Fort Myer Memorial Chapel, Fort Myer, VA


04/25/2001
FLAG AND GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Robert Magnus has been nominated for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as deputy commandant for programs and resources,...



04/25/2001
U.S., Norway, Russia to Meet on Arctic Environmental Cooperation The principals of the trilateral Norwegian-Russian-United States Arctic Military Environmental Cooperation (AMEC) program will meet on April 26-27, 2001, in Norfolk, Va.

A media availability to discuss the AMEC program is scheduled from 10-10:30 a.m. EDT in Perry Hall, Bldg 851, at...





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