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Today in the Department of Defense - June 1, 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.

A background briefing on Secretary Cohen's forthcoming trip to Europe will be conducted today at 2 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. See the press advisory for more details.

The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today at 2:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs. Please note the time change for today's briefing.

What's New in DefenseLINK

  • News Release Contracts for May 31, 2000 (posted at 5 p.m.)
  • Transcript Deputy Secretary de Leon Media Availability at Air Force Plant 42, Palmdale, Calif. on Joint Strike Fighter
  • Transcript Secretary Cohen Media Availability at Morristown Airport, Morristown, NJ
  • Press Advisory Background briefing on NATO Ministerials

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There are no Speeches available for 6/1/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


06/01/2000
6,000 U.S., ALLIED FORCES LAUNCH GLOBAL PATRIOT '00 The Air National Guard is hosting Global Patriot '00, a major reserve forces inter-service, combined military training exercise for air and ground forces. The exercise began yesterday and will continue through June 30. Global Patriot '00 is the latest of the global family of exercises begun in 1995...


06/01/2000
SecDef hosts full honors arrival ceremony for MoD of Chile Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Mario Fernandez, of the Republic of Chile, to the Pentagon at 11 a.m. EDT, Friday, June 2, 2000.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon....





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