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Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, July 11, 2001

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz testifies before the House Budget Committee today at 10 a.m. on DoD budget priorities. See the committee schedule for details.

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy Charles S. Abell is the introductory speaker today at 12 noon EDT at a conference of the Military Child Education Coalition in Tampa Bay, Fla. See the conference web page for details. [link no longer available]

The NAACP pays tribute to DoD agencies and recognizes outstanding leadership among DoD personnel as well as among veterans and other organizations tonight at 7 p.m. EDT at its annual armed services and veterans affairs dinner in New Orleans. See the NAACP media advisory for details. [link no longer available]

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

U.S. soldiers and airmen from Germany and Italy are participating in the training exercise Rapid Guardian II in Kosovo through July 20. See the European Command web page for details. [link no longer available]

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07/11/2001
REMAINS OF EIGHT U.S. SERVICEMEN RECOVERED IN NORTH KOREA The Department of Defense announced today that remains believed to be those of eight American soldiers missing in action from the Korean War were repatriated in formal ceremonies at Yokota Air Base, Japan, on Tuesday, July 10. The remains were flown on a U.S. Air Force aircraft from Pyongyang,...


07/11/2001
Secretary Rumsfeld to Participate in Frontiers of Freedom Institute Conference Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld will participate in a question and answer session at the Frontiers of Freedom Institute conference on missile defense, Thursday, July 12, 2001, at 12:10 p.m. EDT in Senate Conference Room 5. Interested media should contact Jason Wright, Frontiers of...




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