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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, May 31, 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.

A senior Defense department official will provide a background briefing on Rumsfeld's trip to Europe today at 2:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing room, Pentagon 2E781.

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05/31/2001
NAVY DELAYS DD 21 SOURCE SELECTION DECISION The Navy announced today it is delaying source selection for the DD 21 program to take advantage of the results of the ongoing reviews being conducted within the Department of Defense.

"This is a significant program approaching a significant milestone," said Under Secretary of the Navy...



05/31/2001
Regular DoD Briefing to follow FY01 Defense Budget Briefing Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Dov S. Zakheim will begin the regularly scheduled DoD press briefing today, May 31, at 1:30 p.m. EDT. He will discuss the FY01 DoD budget supplemental request. The regular DoD news briefing will immediately follow Zakheim's brief. Both briefings will...




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