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Today in the Department of Defense - Tuesday, May 23, 2000

The Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony for MoD Flahaut of Belgium. 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.

The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

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

What's New in DefenseLINK

  • News Release Contracts for May 22, 2000 (posted at 5 p.m.)
  • Press Advisory SecDef hosts full honors arrival for MoD Flahaut of Belgium

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There are no Speeches available for 5/23/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/23/2000
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated U.S. Army National Guard Brig. Gen. Wayne D. Marty for appointment to the grade of major general. Marty is currently assigned as the assistant adjutant general, Texas State Area Command, Austin,...


05/23/2000
CJCS Commencement Speech at U.S. Naval Academy Army Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will deliver the graduation address to the United States Naval Academy (USNA) Class of 2000 at commencement exercises on Wednesday, May 24, 2000. The event will begin at 10 a.m., EDT, at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium,...




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