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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, July 20, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is traveling today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

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

Rescue Eagle 2000, a multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise hosted by Romania, ends today. 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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