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Today in the Department of Defense, August 26-28, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is on vacation. There are no public or media events on his schedule.

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

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

Nearly 4,600 servicemembers are now helping to fight wildfires in the West. See news release for details.

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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08/28/2000
MARINES TEMPORARILY SUSPEND FLIGHTS FOR THREE AIRCRAFT MODELS Flight operations for three models of Marine Corps aircraft were suspended temporarily by the Naval Aviation Systems Command this weekend after officials discovered unrelated problems with each type of aircraft.

The suspension orders were issued late Friday, Aug. 25, for the CH-53E...



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