Today in the Department of Defense, Wednesday, August 2, 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.
More than 1,000 soldiers and Marines are en route or already helping to fight wildfires in the West. See the news release for details.
The Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrives today for a port visit in Qingdao, People's Republic of China. The ship is scheduled to depart on Aug. 5. See the news release for details.
The Army is hosting an Industry Day today in Washington to focus on the U.S. Army's online education programs. See the Army news release for details.
Army Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visits California and Missouri from Aug. 3 through Aug. 5. See the press advisory 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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