Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, June 13, 2001
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will host an honor cordon today at 2 p.m. to welcome Minister of Defense Ioan Mircea Pascu of Romania to the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.
Retired Navy Adm. David Jeremiah will conduct a press briefing on the results of the Defense Morale and Quality of Life Study today at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781. See the press advisory for details.
The Army will conduct a ceremony today at 3 p.m. in the Pentagon center courtyard to promote Maj. Gen. Roger Schultz, director of the Army National Guard, and Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Plewes, chief of the Army Reserve, to lieutenant general. See the Army memorandum for correspondents for details.
The Current Strategy Forum ends 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 industry symposium hosted by the Joint Forces Command and the National Defense Industrial Association ends today 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., continues 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]
Western Pacific Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2001, a 15-nation maritime exercise hosted by Singapore, continues through June 22 in the Western Pacific. See the Seventh Fleet news release for details.
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.
See Other Events for additional listings, including air shows, band concerts, Congressional hearings, reunions and much more.
What's New in DefenseLINK
Additions and corrections for Today in the Department of Defense are invited and should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
News media representatives with questions for the Department of Defense may reach our press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131.
All others are invited to contact our public inquiries section by phone or U.S. mail or through the web. See our comment page for details.
A public affairs duty officer is available 24 hours a day through +1 (703) 697-5131. In case of a family emergency, please contact your local American Red Cross.