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EVENTS FOR MAY 9, 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 regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

The Department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

Releases for May 8, 2000

1 Press Advisory Revised Time- SecDef honor cordon for MoFA Fischer of Germany
2 Press Advisory Media Availability, General Corley on Allied Force
3 News Releases Contracts for May 8, 2000 (posted at 1700 hrs)
4 News Photo Secretary Cohen and Gen. Shelton meet with Colombian Minister of National Defense Ramirez in Cohen's Pentagon office.
5 News Photo Secretary Cohen meets in his Pentagon office with Minister Ramirez and Ambassador Moreno.
6 News Photo Colombian Minister of Defense Ramirez is escorted into the Pentagon by Secretary Cohen.

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05/08/2000
Revised Time- SecDef honor cordon for MoFA Fischer of Germany Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Joschka Fischer, of the Federal Republic of Germany, to the Pentagon at 2 p.m. EDT, TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2000.

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





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