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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, June 19, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld hosts a visit to the Pentagon today by President Bush. The president is scheduled to visit the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program Technology Evaluation Center (CAPTEC) at 9 a.m. and address DoD personnel in the Pentagon Auditorium, room 5A1070 at 10:15 a.m. See the press advisory for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will host an honor cordon today at 2 p.m. to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdul Sattar of Pakistan to the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.

There is no DoD news briefing scheduled today.

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.

The 44th Paris Air Show continues through June 24 at Le Bourget in Paris, France. See the European Command web page for details.

Roving Sands 2001, the world's largest joint theater air and missile defense exercise, 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.

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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06/19/2001
PRESIDENT BUSH HIGHLIGHTS DISABILITIES INITIATIVE President George W. Bush highlighted his New Freedom Initiative during a visit today to the Department of Defense Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program Technology Evaluation Center (CAPTEC) in the Pentagon. The initiative will help Americans with disabilities participate more fully in society...


06/19/2001
Rumsfeld to Host Visit by NATO Secretary General Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon to welcome NATO Secretary General Lord George Robertson to the Pentagon at 5:45 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 20, 2001.

The cordon will be held on the steps of the Pentagon River Entrance.

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