Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, June 20, 2001
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will host an honor cordon today at 5:45 p.m. EDT to welcome NATO Secretary General Lord George Robertson to the Pentagon. Rumsfeld and Robertson will hold a media availability at the River Entrance following their meeting, at approximately 6:15 p.m. EDT. See the press advisory for details.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will host an honor cordon today at 2 p.m. EDT to welcome Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, of Oman, to the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.
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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