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EVENTS FOR MAY 17, 2000

The Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen hosts a visit today by the Minister of Defense of Argentina, including a full honors arrival ceremony and a media availability. See the press advisory for more details.
The Deputy Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Today at 10 a.m., the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will host a stamp cancellation ceremony and cut a ribbon officially opening the 50th anniversary of the Armed Forces Day panel display. The events will take place at the 2nd corridor of the Pentagon adjacent to the closed cafeteria. See the press advisory for details.

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

Releases for May 16, 2000

1 News Release Contracts for May 16, 2000 (posted at 1700 hrs)
2 News Release General Officer Announcement - Huot
3 News Release General Officer Announcement - Zanini
4 News Release General Officer Announcement - Noonan
5 News Release General Officer Announcement - Maude
6 News Release General Officer Announcement - Kaufman
7 News Release General Officer Announcement - Cuviello
8 Press Advisory SecDef hosts full honor arrival ceremony for MoD of Argentina

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05/16/2000
National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, Business Session
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon, Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado


05/16/2000
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Air Force Maj. Gen. Raymond P. Huot for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as the inspector general of the Air Force, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington,...


05/16/2000
SecDef hosts full honor arrival ceremony for MoD of Argentina Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Ricardo Lopez Murphy, of Argentina, to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 17, 2000.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. Media must...





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