Today in the Department of Defense, Thursday, August 3, 2000
Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen is in Washington today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon is in New York City today. There are no public or media events on his schedule.
The regular Department of Defense news briefing will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the Pentagon briefing studio, room 2E781. The briefer will be Kenneth H. Bacon, Assistant secretary of Defense for public affairs.
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.
Army Gen. Henry H. Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting California and Missouri through Aug. 5. See the press advisory for details.
The Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) is visiting Qingdao, People's Republic of China through Aug. 5. See the news release 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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