Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, June 26, 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.
The DoD Conference on Civilian Education and Professional Development will be held today and tomorrow in Washington D.C. Among the speakers is Dr. David S. C. Chu, under secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness). See conference web site for details. [Link no longer available.]
A regular DoD news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. EDT in the DoD briefing room, Pentagon 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.
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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