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EVENTS FOR MAY 12, 2000

The Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Vedrine of France. See press advisory for more details.
The Deputy Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Secretary of the Air Force F. Whitten Peters will make remarks at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics International Global Air and Space 2000 Forum. See press advisory for more details.

The Department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

Releases for May 11, 2000

1 News Releases Contracts for May 11, 2000 (posted at 1700 hrs)
2 News Release General Officer Announcement - Mikolashek
3 News Release Navy Announces Launch of New High Tech Recruiting Tool
4 Press Advisory 50th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day Events - National Capital Area
5 Press Advisory Air Force Secretary Peters at AIAA
6 Press Advisory SecDef host honor cordon for MoFA Vedrine of France

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05/11/2000
NAVY APPOINTS AUDITOR GENERAL AND DEPUTY AUDITOR GENERAL The Navy announced today the appointment of Richard Leach as auditor general of the Navy and Carroll Antoine as deputy auditor general of the Navy.

As auditor general, Leach will be responsible for the internal audit function of the Department of the Navy, which encompasses an $80...



05/11/2000
SecDef host honor cordon for MoFA Vedrine of France Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Hubert Vedrine, of the French Republic, to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EDT, Friday, May 12, 2000.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

There...





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