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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, April 3, 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.

A regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for today 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.

Secretary of the Navy (Acting) Robert B. Pirie is visiting Navy and Marine Corps Commands in Southern California through April 5. See the press advisory 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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There are no Speeches available for 4/3/2001. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


04/03/2001
FLAG OFFICER ASSIGNMENTS Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern E. Clark announced today the following assignments:

Navy Rear Adm. Justin D. McCarthy is being assigned as commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa. McCarthy is currently serving as deputy chief of staff for Logistics, Fleet Supply...



04/03/2001
Press Briefing on Review of Beret Contracting Decision The results of the review of the contracting decision and procedures used in awarding contracts for the procurement of the new black berets for the Army will be announced Wednesday, April 4, at 1 p.m., EDT, during a press briefing at the Pentagon. The briefing will be held in the DoD Briefing...




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