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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.

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06/14/2000
FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Navy Rear Adm. John B. Nathman for appointment to the grade of vice admiral with assignment as commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet in San Diego, Calif. Nathman is currently serving as director, Air...
06/14/2000:   FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT


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