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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, April 27, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

Senior representatives of the U.S., Norway and Russia are meeting today in Norfolk, Va., to discuss Arctic military environmental cooperation. See the press advisory for details.

The NATO exercise Adventure Express/Dynamic Response 2001 begins today and continues through May 10 in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Albania. See the NATO news release for details.

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

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for Tuesday, May 1 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.

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There are no Speeches available for 4/27/2001. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/27/2001
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

Army National Guard Brig. Gen. John C. Atkinson has been nominated for appointment to the grade of major general. Atkinson is currently serving as the deputy commanding...



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