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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, June 1, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will be at the Marine Corps evening parade tonight in Washington. See the Marine Barracks web page for details about the parade.

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

The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for Tuesday, June 4 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 multinational maritime exercise BaltOps 2001 begins today and continues through June 18 in the Baltic Sea. See the exercise web page for details. [link no longer available]

Joint Patriot '01, a combined inter-service reserve forces exercise, continues through June 30 at several military sites across the United States. See the news release for details.

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06/01/2001
JAMES G. ROCHE SWORN IN AS SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE Dr. James G. Roche was sworn in as the 20th Secretary of the Air Force on June 1, 2001, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

David O. Cooke, director of administration and management for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, administered the oath of office. Secretary...



06/01/2001
DepSec Wolfowitz Gives Remarks at United States Military Academy Graduation Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will give remarks at the United States Military Academy graduation at West Point, N.Y. on Saturday, June 2, at 9 a.m. EDT. Wolfowitz's remarks are open to the media. Approximately 15,000 people including members of Congress, civilian and military...




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