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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, May 30, 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 tomorrow 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.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry H. Shelton departs today to visit counterparts in India and the Middle East. See the press advisory for details.

The class of 2001 of the U.S. Air Force Academy graduates today in Colorado Springs, Colo. See the academy web page for details. [link no longer available]

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05/30/2001
Backgrounder on Secretary Rumsfeld European Visit A senior Defense department official will provide a background briefing on Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld's trip to Europe on Thursday, May 31, 2001, at 2:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, 2E781.

Rumsfeld is scheduled to leave on June 3 to visit U.S. forces in the region...




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