Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, June 7, 2001
Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is traveling in Europe through Saturday. See the background briefing for details.
Rumsfeld is scheduled to attend NATO meetings today and tomorrow in Brussels, Belgium. See the NATO web page for details.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will host an honor cordon today at 11:30 a.m. to welcome Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov, of Uzbekistan, to the Pentagon. See the press advisory for details.
The fourth annual Department of Defense Electronic Commerce Day Conference ends today at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, VA. The theme for EC Day 2001 is "Revolution in eBusiness Affairs." See the conference web page for details. [link no longer available]
The next regular DoD news briefing is scheduled for today at 1:30 p.m. in the DoD briefing room, Pentagon 2E781. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.
BaltOps 2001, a multinational maritime exercise, continues through June 18 in the Baltic Sea. See the European Command web page for details. [link no longer available]
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.
See Other Events for additional listings, including air shows, band concerts, Congressional hearings, reunions and much more.
What's New in DefenseLINK
Additions and corrections for Today in the Department of Defense are invited and should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
News media representatives with questions for the Department of Defense may reach our press desk by calling +1 (703) 697-5131.
All others are invited to contact our public inquiries section by phone or U.S. mail or through the web. See our comment page for details.
A public affairs duty officer is available 24 hours a day through +1 (703) 697-5131. In case of a family emergency, please contact your local American Red Cross.