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Today in the Department of Defense - Thursday, June 29, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington today. Deputy Secretary de Leon will meet with and present awards to the top 12 military recruiters for fiscal 1999 at the Pentagon this morning. See the advisory for details.

The Navy will host an event at the Pentagon today at 10 a.m. to mark the fleet introduction of the Standoff Land Attack Missile - Expanded Response (SLAM-ER). See the advisory for details. [link no longer available]

The Army will announce the selection of the private development partner for the family housing privatization project at Ft. Hood, Texas today at 1 p.m. in the Pentagon. See the advisory for details.

The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. 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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06/29/2000
Recruiters of the Year Awards Ceremony
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon, The Pentagon, Washington, DC


06/29/2000
SLAM-ER "REPORTS FOR DUTY" TO THE FLEET The Navy announced today the Standoff Land Attack - Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) missile has entered into full production and has "reported for duty" in the fleet.

Navy Rear Adm. John B. Nathman, director of Air Warfare, spoke at a joint Navy/Industry event at the Pentagon to mark the...



06/29/2000
SecDef Hosts Full Honor Arrival Ceremony For MoD of Azerbaijan Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense General-Colonel Safar Abiyev, of the Azerbaijani Republic, to the Pentagon at 10:30 a.m. EDT, Friday, June 30, 2000.

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





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