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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, May 29, 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.

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for today 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.

The combined U.S., Australian and Canadian exercise Tandem Thrust continues through today in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area of Australia. See the DoD news release and the exercise web page for details.

The armed forces of Thailand, Singapore and the United States are conducting exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand through today. See the exercise web site (no longer available) for details.

Fleet Week, featuring ships from around the world, continues through tomorrow in New York City. See the Navy and Intrepid Museum web sites for details.

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05/29/2001
GORDON ENGLAND SWORN IN AS SECRETARY OF THE NAVY Gordon England was confirmed by the Senate as the 72nd secretary of the Navy and was sworn in on Thursday, May 24, 2001, during a brief ceremony at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

David O. Cooke, director of administration and management for the Office of the Secretary of Defense,...



05/29/2001
CJCS Gen. Henry H. Shelton Leaves to Visit India and the Middle East Chariman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry H. Shelton will depart tomorrow from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to visit counterparts in India, Oman, Qatar, Jordan and Egypt.

Shelton will also attend NATO ministerial meetings in Brussels, Belgium, on June 7-8. He will return to...





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