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Today in the Department of Defense, Tuesday, August 29, 2000

Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is on leave. 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 regularly scheduled DoD news 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 00-2, a combined engineering exercise with Moldova, continues through Sept. 16. 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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08/29/2000
GENERAL OFFICERS APPOINTED TO RESERVE FORCES POLICY BOARD Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen has announced the designation of two new members of the Reserve Forces Policy Board:

Army National Guard Majs. Gen. Emilio Diaz-Colon and Stanhope Spears were appointed as the Army National Guard members, effective August 1, 2000. ...



08/29/2000
Signing Ceremony for Environmental Agreement with New Jersey Sherri Goodman, deputy under secretary of Defense for Environmental Security, and representatives of the state of New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection will sign a multi-site cleanup agreement and conduct a press conference on Wednesday, August 30, 2000, at 1:30 p.m., in the DoD...



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