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Today in the Department of Defense, Friday, August 11, 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 San Antonio, Texas to speak 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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08/11/2000
Address to Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. 29th National Convention
Remarks as Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon , San Antonio, Texas


08/11/2000
COMBINED SEARCH AND RESCUE EXERCISE TO BE HELD IN RUSSIA Members of the U.S. Alaskan Command, Alaska Air National Guard, Alaska Army National Guard, Canadian air forces and Russian air forces will conduct a combined arctic search and rescue exercise in Russia, August 15-19, 2000.

The field training exercise, called Arctic SAREX 00, is...



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