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Today in the Department of Defense - July 1-5, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen and Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon will be in New York on Tuesday, July 4, to participate in events associated with the International Naval Review.

Cornerstone 00-1, a combined engineering exercise with Moldova, begins Saturday, July 1, and will continue through late August. See the news release for details.

The Africa Center for Strategic Studies will hold a leadership seminar in Gaborone, Botswana from July 2 through July 14. See the news release for details.

The Yahoo! Fantasy Careers contest ends July 4. See the news release for details.

The Department's Legislative Affairs Office maintains a separate Congressional Schedule of Events.

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07/05/2000
NAVY ESTABLISHES MISSILE DEFENSE OFFICE Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jay Johnson announced today the formation of a new office on his immediate staff, the assistant chief of Naval Operations (ACNO) for Missile Defense.

The ACNO for Missile Defense will have oversight of all policy, planning, budgeting, funding,...



07/05/2000
Background brief on upcoming SECDEF trip to China and Australia A senior Defense Department official will provide a background briefing on Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen's upcoming trip to the People's Republic of China and Australia. The briefing will be held Thursday, July 6, 2000, at 2 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon's DoD Briefing Room, Room 2E781....




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