Today in the Department of Defense, June 30 - July 2, 2001
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is out of town and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz is in Washington this weekend. There are no public or media events on their schedules.
The Navy will commission the amphibious assault ship Iwo Jima (LHD 7) on Saturday at 10 a.m. CDT in Pensacola, Fla. See the news release for details.
Joint Patriot '01, a combined inter-service reserve forces exercise, ends Saturday at several military sites across the United States. See the news release for details.
The next regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted Tuesday, July 3, at 1:30 p.m. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.
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