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Today in the Department of Defense - Tuesday, June 6, 2000

The Secretary of Defense participates in opening ceremonies today for the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans. For details see the press advisory.

The Deputy Secretary of Defense is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

The regular Department of Defense briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

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

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06/06/2000
National D-Day Museum Opening, Dedication Ceremony
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen , National D-Day Museum, New Orleans, Louisiana


06/06/2000
NAVY SEEKS INCENTIVE BASED ADVERTISING CONTRACT The Navy announced today that it is conducting a request for proposal (RFP) for an incentive-based advertising contract in support of Navy recruiting.

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06/06/2000
50th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Mr. Gayden Thompson, Deputy Under Secretary of the Army (International Affairs) and retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Nels Running, Director, Department of Defense Commemorations Committee, will give a briefing on the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration immediately following the...




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