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EVENTS FOR MAY 8, 2000

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

Secretary Cohen will make remarks to the Uniformed Services University at Health Sciences. See press advisory for more details.

Releases for May 5, 2000

1 News Release Statement by Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) Ken Bacon
2 News Release Air Force Offers $10K College Repayment to New Recruits
3 News Release Flag Officer Announcement - Mullen
4 News Release General Officer Announcement - Lt. Gen. Michael J. Williams
5 News Release Flag Officer Assignments
6 News Release Flag Officer Announcement - Metzger
7 News Releases Contracts for May 5, 2000 (posted at 1700 hrs)
8 Press Advisory Secretary Cohen will make remarks at the Uniformed Services University

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05/05/2000
AIR FORCE OFFERS $10K COLLEGE REPAYMENT TO NEW RECRUITS For the first time in its history, the Air Force is offering eligible new recruits up to $10,000 toward repaying their college loans. Also, the service is offering an additional $5,000 enlistment bonus to people entering one of more than 100 selected career areas between now and May 31. These...


05/05/2000
Secretary Cohen will make remarks at the Uniformed Services University Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will receive an honorary degree and make remarks at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Courtyard Amphitheater, Bethesda, Md. on Monday, May 8, 2000, at 2 p.m. EDT.

Media interested in attending may contact Peter Esker, USUHS...



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