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Today in the Department of Defense - Friday, May 19, 2000

The Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen will host the opening ceremony of the Joint Service Open House at Andrews Air Force Base today at 8:45 a.m. See the press advisory for details.

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

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

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05/19/2000
Armed Forces Day, Joint Services Open House
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland


05/19/2000
U.S. PARTICIPATES IN NATO EXERCISE DYNAMIC MIX The United States is participating with 13 other nations in Dynamic Mix 00, a multi-phase, multi-force combined NATO exercise comprised of air, land, maritime and amphibious operations throughout the NATO southern region from May 20 to June 10, 2000.

U.S. Naval forces involved in...



05/19/2000
Acquisition & Logistics Reform Week 2000 Announcement The Department of Defense's annual Acquisition & Logistics Reform Week 2000 will begin with ceremonies Monday, May 22, 2000 at 9 a.m. EDT in the Pentagon courtyard. Opening speakers include Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry H....



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