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Today in the Department of Defense, Monday, May 7, 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.

The DoD Forum on Asian/Pacific American Affairs is today from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Arlington, Va. Keynote speaker is Lee Mun Wah, a filmmaker, poet and educator. Moderator is Randall A. Yim, DoD's senior Asian/Pacific American civilian. Call (703) 697-8661 for details.

The NATO exercise Adventure Express/Dynamic Response 2001 continues through May 10 in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Albania. See the NATO news release for details.

The combined U.S., Australian and Canadian exercise Tandem Thrust continues through May 29 in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area of Australia. See the news release for details.

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There are no Speeches available for 5/7/2001. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


05/07/2001
POWELL A. MOORE SWORN IN AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS Powell A. Moore was sworn in as the assistant secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, May 4, 2001, at the Pentagon, Washington D.C.

Previously, Moore was the chief of staff for Sen. Fred Thompson of Tennessee. Moore was appointed assistant secretary of State for Intergovernmental...



05/07/2001
Secretary of Defense to Host Amir of Bahrain Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome the Amir of Bahrain Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, May 8, 2001.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance. Media must be at the River...




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