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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, June 8, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is traveling in Europe through Saturday. See the background briefing for details.

Rumsfeld is scheduled to attend a NATO meeting today in Brussels, Belgium. See the NATO web page for details.

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

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.

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06/08/2001
DOD TO AWARD GRANTS TO MINORITY INSTITUTIONS The Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award 80 grants totaling $8.843 million to 66 minority institutions. These grants represent the final phase of the fiscal 2001 DoD Infrastructure Support Program. The grants will enhance programs and capabilities at these institutions in scientific...


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