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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, June 15, 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.

Roving Sands 2001, the world's largest joint theater air and missile defense exercise, begins today and continues through June 24 in and around Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M. See the news release and exercise web site for details.

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

The 226th Army Birthday Ball will be held tonight at 5:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C. See the birthday ball web page for details. [link no longer available]

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.

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06/15/2001
DepSecDef Briefing on New Management Councils Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, Secretary of the Army Thomas White, Secretary of the Navy Gordon England, and Secretary of the Air Force James Roche will conduct a press briefing on Monday, June 18, 2001, at 1 p.m. EDT in the DoD Briefing Room, Pentagon 2E781.

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