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Today in the Department of Defense, July 29-31, 2000

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

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.

The Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) will visit Qingdao, People's Republic of China, from Aug. 2 to Aug. 5. 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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07/31/2000
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ADDS 1,000 SOLDIERS, MARINES TO FIGHT WILDLAND WILDFIRES More than 1,000 soldiers and Marines are being added to the Department of Defense mission to augment federal and local firefighters and law enforcement officials in several western states. This brings the total of active duty military and National Guard soldiers and airmen to more than...


07/31/2000
Regular DoD Press Briefing for Tuesday, August 1, Rescheduled The regular DoD press briefing for Tuesday, August 1, has been rescheduled to 2:30 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Press Briefing Room, 2E781.




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