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Today in the Department of Defense, June 23-25, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington for the weekend. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

The Navy will christen the Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer Mason (DDG 87) on Saturday at 2 p.m. EDT in Bath, Maine. See the news release for details.

The 44th Paris Air Show ends Sunday 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, ends Sunday in and around Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M. See the news release and exercise web site for details.

Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will participate in "A Conversation on Civil Military Affairs and U.S. Diplomacy" at the State Department on Monday, June 25, at 12 noon. See the State web page 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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