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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, July 10, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

Twelve private organizations will receive $45,000 in grants today for their innovative programs to improve military quality of life. Charles S. Abell, assistant secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy, will help present the grants today at 10 a.m. in the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes. For details contact Jim Weiskopf at FisherHouse@aol.com.

The next regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted on today at 1:30 p.m. The briefer will be Rear Adm. Craig R. Quigley, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

Immediately after today's news briefing, Stephen Friedman, retired chairman and senior partner of Goldman Sachs & Co., will brief the results of the study entitled "Transforming Department of Defense Financial Management: A Strategy for Change." See the press advisory for details.

U.S. soldiers and airmen from Germany and Italy will begin deploying to Kosovo shortly as part of a training exercise named Rapid Guardian II. See the European Command web page for details. [link no longer available]

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07/10/2001
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENTS Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the President has nominated Army Lt. Gen. Larry R. Ellis for appointment to the grade of general with assignment as commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Ga. Ellis is currently serving as the deputy chief of staff...


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