Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, May 17, 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.
Army officials will conduct a briefing on the interim brigade combat teams and the interim armored vehicle today at 10 a.m. in the DoD briefing room, Pentagon 2E781. Two of the vehicles will be displayed this morning on the Lower River Parade Field at the Pentagon. See the Army news release for details. [link no longer available]
The Navy conference on "Connecting Technology, Connecting People" ends today in Virginia Beach, Va. See the conference web site for details. [link no longer available]
There is no regular DoD news briefing today. The next regular briefing is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22 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.
Combined Endeavor 2001, a multinational communications and information systems interoperability exercise sponsored by the U.S. European Command and the German Ministry of Defense, continues through May 24 in Lager Aulenbach, Baumholder, Germany. See the European Command web page for details. [link no longer avialable]
The combined U.S., Australian and Canadian exercise Tandem Thrust continues through May 29 in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area of Australia. See the DoD news release and exercise web page for details.
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