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Today in the Department of Defense - June 10-12, 2000

The Secretary of Defense is traveling in Europe. See the background briefing for details.

The Deputy Secretary of Defense is in Washington. On Monday, June 12, Deputy Secretary de Leon will host an honor cordon to welcome Deputy Minister of National Defense James Judd of Canada. See the press advisory for more details.

This weekend marks the bicentennial of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. See the news release for details.

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

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There are no Speeches available for 6/12/2000. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


06/12/2000
ARMED FORCES STRENGTH FIGURES FOR APRIL 30, 2000, SUMMARIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE The total numerical strength of the armed forces on April 30, 2000, was 1,398,003. This is a decrease of 4,120 from March 31, 2000, and a decrease of 3,580 from April 30, 1999.

These figures represent full-time military personnel comprising both regular and reserves on active duty and...



06/12/2000
DoD News Briefing Time Change Tomorrow's regularly scheduled DoD press briefing will be held at 1:00 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, June 13.





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