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Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, July 27, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Washington. Today at 8:30 a.m. Secretary Cohen will host a full honor arrival ceremony for the President of the Philippines. See the press advisory for details.

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

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

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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07/27/2000
NAVY CHRISTENS THE USNS WATKINS The Navy will christen its newest roll-on/roll-off cargo ship, the USNS Watkins

(T-AKR 315), on Friday, July 28, 2000, during a 6:45 p.m. PDT ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding, San Diego, Calif.

Pennsylvania Congressman John P. Murtha will deliver the ceremony's...



07/27/2000
SecDef Hosts Full Honors Arrival Ceremony For President Of Switzerland Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome President and Chief, Federal Department of Defense Adolf Ogi, of Switzerland, to the Pentagon at 10 a.m. EDT, Friday, July 28, 2000.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the...





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