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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, July 18, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon are in Washington today. There are no public or media events on their schedules.

Army Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is traveling in Europe through July 19. Today he is scheduled to visit his counterpart in Portugal and U.S. troops in Bosnia. See the advisory for details.

The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.

Navy Adm. Vern Clark will relieve Navy Adm. Jay L. Johnson as chief of Naval Operations during a ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy on July 21 at 10 a.m. See the advisory for details.

Joint Warrior Interoperability Demonstration 2000 continues through July 28. See the news release for details.

Cornerstone 00-1, a combined engineering exercise with Moldova, continues through late August. See the news release for details.

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

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07/18/2000
GENERAL OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Army Maj. Gen. Joseph K. Kellogg Jr. for appointment to the grade of lieutenant general with assignment as director of Command, Control, Communications, and Computer (C4) Systems, J-6, Joint Staff, Washington,...


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