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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, May 10, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host a full honors arrival ceremony today at 4 p.m. to welcome President Olusegun Obasanjo, of Nigeria, to the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is traveling in Europe through tomorrow. See the press advisory for details.

A regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing room, Pentagon 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

The DoD Force Protection Equipment Demonstration ends today at Quantico Marine Corps Base, Va. See the press advisory and web site for details.

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

The International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference "IMDEX Asia 2001" continues through tomorrow in Singapore. See the exhibition web site for details. [link no longer available]

The combined U.S., Australian and Canadian exercise Tandem Thrust continues through May 29 in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area of Australia. See the news release for details.

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05/10/2001
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Army Maj. Gen. William J. Lennox, Jr., for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general and assignment as superintendent, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. Lennox is currently serving as the chief,...


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