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Today in the Department of Defense - Tuesday, June 27, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen will honor the Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue Team at 10 a.m. today in the Pentagon auditorium, room 5A1070. See the news release for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

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.

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

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06/27/2000
Ceremony Honoring the Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue Team
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, The Pentagon, Washington, DC


06/27/2000
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Army Maj. Gen. Freddy E. McFarren for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as commanding general, Fifth U. S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. McFarren is currently serving as the...


06/27/2000
SecDef Hosts Full Honor Arrival Ceremony for MoD of Brazil Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Geraldo Magela da Cruz Quintao, of the Federative Republic of Brazil, to the Pentagon at 2:30 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 28, 2000.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade...





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