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Today in the Department of Defense - Thursday, June 22, 2000

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will address the National League of POW/MIA Families in Washington today at 9:45 a.m. See the press advisory for details.

Secretary of the Army Louis Caldera will induct 21 recipients of the Medal of Honor into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes today at noon. See the press advisory for details.

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will give opening remarks at the first annual Senior Enlisted Forum in the Pentagon auditorium, room 5A1070, today at 12:30 p.m. See the press advisory for details.

The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Mr. Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

Secretary Cohen will host an honor cordon to welcome NATO Secretary General Robertson to the Pentagon today at 2:30 p.m. See press advisory for details.

Participants in the Senior Enlisted Forum will conduct a question-and-answer session today at 5 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. See the press advisory for details.

Exercise Roving Sands, a joint theater air and missile defense exercise, continues through June 23. See the news release for details.

The Department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

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06/22/2000
1st Annual Senior Enlisted Advisors’ Forum
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Mrs. Janet Langhart Cohen, The Pentagon, Washington, DC


06/22/2000
NAVY TO CHRISTEN DESTROYER BULKELEY (DDG 84) The newest Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer, Bulkeley (DDG 84), will be christened Saturday, June 24, 2000, during a 10 a.m. (local time) ceremony at Litton's Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss.

The ship is named in honor of the late Navy Vice Adm. John Duncan...



06/22/2000
Cohen Hosts Korean War 50th Commemoration Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host commemorative events marking the official start of the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration on Sunday, June 25, 2000, at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C.

A pre-ceremony will commence at 2 p.m. EDT, followed...





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