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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, July 21, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Washington today. Secretary Cohen is one of the speakers at the chief of Naval Operations ceremony today at 10 a.m. at the U.S. Naval Academy. See the advisory and news release for details.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is traveling in Europe through July 26. His schedule includes meetings with a variety of French and British government and business leaders.

Peaceshield 00, a multinational peacekeeping exercise hosted by Ukraine, continues through July 22. See the web page for details. [link no longer available]

The first CV-22, the special operations-modified version of the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, will be unveiled and rolled out on July 25 in Ft. Worth, Texas. See the advisory for details.

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

The Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services is visiting military commands and meeting with servicemembers in Italy, Spain, Germany, Jordan and Kosovo through July 29. 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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07/21/2000
Chief of Naval Operations Change-of-Command Ceremony
Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, Tecumsah Court, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland


07/21/2000
FLAG OFFICER ANNOUNCEMENT Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen announced today that the President has nominated Navy Rear Adm. Richard W. Mayo for appointment to the grade of vice admiral while serving as director, Space, Information Warfare, Command, and Control, N6, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon,...


07/21/2000
SecDef HostsFull Honor Arrival Ceremony for MoD of Armenia Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome Minister of Defense Serzh Sarkisyan, of Armenia, to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EST, Monday, July 24, 2000.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. Media must be at the...





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