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Today in the Department of Defense, August 12-14, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is traveling in Colorado through this weekend. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

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

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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08/14/2000
J. JARRETT CLINTON TAPPED AS NEW ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (HEALTH AFFAIRS) Secretary of Defense William Cohen announced the designation of Dr. J. Jarrett Clinton, to serve as acting assistant secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. Clinton will serve as the principal staff assistant and advisor to the secretary and deputy secretary of Defense and under secretary of...


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