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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, August 22, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is on vacation. Secretary Cohen made remarks to the National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. See remarks at, What the Secretary has been saying

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

There will be no regular scheduled briefing until Tuesday, September 5, 2000.

Nearly 2,900 servicemembers are now 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., today through Aug. 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.

Millennium Challenge 2000, the armed forces' first joint field experiment, continues through Sept. 13 at various locations in the U.S. See the news release for details.

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

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08/22/2000
Remarks By Mr. Alphonso Maldon Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Management Policy)
Remarks by Alphonso Maldon Assistant Secretary of Defense , No location specified


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