Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, August 10, 2000
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is traveling in Colorado today through this weekend. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in Washington 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. The briefer will be Kenneth H. Bacon, assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.
Deputy Secretary de Leon will speak tomorrow at the 29th National Convention of the Tuskegee Airmen. See the press advisory for details.
More than 2,000 servicemen and women are helping to fight wildfires in the West. See the DoD news briefing transcript for a summary.
The DoD Family Readiness Conference will take place in Phoenix, Ariz., Aug. 22-24. For details see the news release and the conference web page.
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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