Today in the Department of Defense - Wednesday, June 14, 2000
The Secretary of Defense is traveling 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.
Today is the 225th Army Birthday.
Army Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will deliver the graduation address today at the National Defense University. See the press advisory for details.
Shelton and the commissioner of Major League Baseball, Allan H. (Bud) Selig, will honor Korean War veterans during a wreath-laying ceremony today at the Arlington National Cemetery. See the news release for details.
Exercise Roving Sands, a joint theater air and missile defense exercise, begins today and will continue through June 23. See the news release for details.
Shelton will serve on a panel tomorrow at the Secretary of State's open forum. See the press advisory for details.
The Department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.
What's New in DefenseLINK
- News Release Contracts for June 13, 2000 (posted at 5 p.m.)
- News Release U.S., Republic of Georgia Forces Set To Begin MEDCEUR 00-1
- News Release 18,700 U.S., Multinational Forces Set To Begin Roving Sands 00
- News Release CJCS/MLB Commissioner Korean War Wreath Laying Ceremony
- News Release General Officer Announcement - Kerrick
- Press Advisory CJCS Serves on State Department Panel
- Press Advisory CJCS Speaks at National Defense University Graduation
- Transcript DoD News Briefing - Rear Admiral Craig R. Quigley, USN, DASD PA
- More news, photos, advisories, contracts, and transcripts
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