Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, July 19, 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 Macedonia and U.S. troops in Kosovo. See the advisory for details.
Rescue Eagle 2000, a multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise hosted by Romania, continues through July 20. See the news release for details.
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.
Peaceshield 00, a multinational peacekeeping exercise hosted by Ukraine, continues through July 22. See the web page for details. [link no longer available]
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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