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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, May 1, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon today at 11:30 a.m. to welcome Australian Minister for Defense Peter Reith to the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Today's regularly scheduled DoD news briefing has been cancelled. The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for Thursday, May 3 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 NATO exercise Adventure Express/Dynamic Response 2001 continues through May 10 in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Albania. See the NATO news release for details.

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05/01/2001
Introduction of President George W. Bush at the National Defense University
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C


05/01/2001
DEPUTY SECRETARY WOLFOWITZ STATEMENT ON BERETS Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz released the following statement today concerning berets:

"The Army Chief of Staff has determined that U.S. troops shall not wear berets made in China or berets made with Chinese content. Therefore, I direct the Army and the Defense...



05/01/2001
DepSecDef to Speak at BENS Award Dinner Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will make remarks during the 2001 Business Executives for National Security Eisenhower Award Dinner Thursday, May 3, 2001, 8:30 p.m. EDT, the Corcoran Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, D.C.

The award dinner will honor Gen. Henry H....





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