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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, June 12, 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.

Retired Air Force Gen. James P. McCarthy will conduct a press briefing on the results of the Defense Transformation Study today at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. This special briefing will be in lieu of the regular DoD news briefing. See the press advisory for details.

The Current Strategy Forum begins today at the Naval War College in Newport, R.I. This year's theme is "Defense Policy Challenges for the New Administration." See the forum web page for details. [link no longer available]

The Joint Forces Command and the National Defense Industrial Association are hosting an industry symposium today and tomorrow in Portsmouth, Va. See the symposium web page for details. [link no longer available]

The International Human-Powered Submarine Races, a biennial engineering design competition at the Naval Surface Warfare Center's Carderock Division in Bethesda, Md., continue through June 15. See the race web site for details.

BaltOps 2001, a multinational maritime exercise, continues through June 18 in the Baltic Sea. See the European Command 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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There are no Speeches available for 6/12/2001. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


06/12/2001
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has made the following nominations:

Army Lt. Gen. Larry R. Jordan has been nominated for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as director of the Army Staff, Washington, D.C. Jordan is...



06/12/2001
Adm. Jeremiah to Brief Morale & QOL Study Retired Navy Adm. David Jeremiah will conduct a press briefing on the results of the Defense Morale and Quality of Life Study, Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

The study was conducted by the RAND Corporation to provide the Secretary...





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